Red wine sauceReviewed by our expert panel
(at time of publication)
- 4 teaspoons oil
- 1 shallot, or ⅓ cup finely chopped onion
- 1-2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- ½ cup reduced-salt chicken stock, heated
- ¼ cup red wine
- 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
- 1 tablespoon sun-dried tomato pesto
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 2 tablespoons light cooking cream
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley or thyme leaves
1 Heat a non-stick pan with oil and add onion and garlic. Cook for 3-4 minutes until softened, stirring frequently.
2 Add stock with wine and vinegar and bring to the boil. Cook until liquid is reduced by a quarter. This will take about 3 minutes.
3 Stir in pesto, sugar, cream and herbs. Heat through. Adjust seasonings and serve.
Serve over chicken, fish or steak with lightly steamed vegetables.
Make it gluten free: Check stock and pesto are gluten free.
Nutrition Info (per serve)
Total fat 6g
–Saturated fat 1g
Dietary fibre 0g
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