Spring Onion Sauce


This quick and easy sauce recipe is excellent with meat or fish dishes. It's quite delicate in flavour.


Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Quantity: Serves 4

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5 spring onions, trimmed and sliced finely
2 teaspoons butter or margarine
1 and 1/2 cups skimmed milk
1 and 1/2 teaspoons stock powder
Salt and pepper to taste
2 rounded tablespoons corn flour
1/2 cup milk extra



In a small saucepan gently cook the spring onions in the butter for 5 minutes. Add the skimmed milk, stock powder, salt and pepper. Heat gently until almost boiling.

In a small bowl mix the corn flour with the extra milk until all lumps are gone. Stir this mixture into the hot milk mixture stirring continuously. Mixture will thicken so continuous stirring is essential. Cook for 3 minutes.

This low fat Spring Onion Sauce will serve 4.


Food Facts:

Onions are high in energy and have good amounts of B6, B1, and Folic acid in them. They contain chemicals which fight free radicals in our bodies. Free radicals cause disease and destruction in our cells. Onions have anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties in them. These properties are most potent when the onion is eaten raw. Onions raise the levels of beneficial HDL cholesterol and they lower the levels of the bad LDL cholesterol.



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