Roquefort sauce

Roquefort sauce
This is an ideal sauce to make when you have been cooking meat, as it uses the juices left in the pan, but there's a tip for making it without meat juices.
146,3134.7/5 for 17 ratings
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Last modified on: December 19th 2010

For 200 ml, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 100 ml 200 ml 400 ml 600 ml

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
12 min.10 min.22 min.
Keeping: 1 or 2 days in the fridge, folded in a plastic film.
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Stage 1 - 10 min.
Roquefort sauce : Photo of step #1
Prepare 1 shallot and chop finely.

Cut 60 g Roquefort into small pieces.

If you are making the sauce without meat juices, cut 1 beef stock cube into small pieces.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Roquefort sauce : Photo of step #2
Pour 2 tablespoons oil into the meat pan and put over medium heat.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
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Add the chopped shallot, salt and pepper lightly and cook for 1 or 2 minutes stirring continuously.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
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Add 150 ml liquid cream and the Roquefort. Stir continuously to melt and scrape the bottom of the pan well to deglaze.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Continue stirring until the sauce thickens, then serve without delay.


If you make are making this sauce without meat juices, add a stock cube at the same time as the cream and Roquefort.

For a "blue cheese" sauce, instead of Roquefort you can use any other blue (Fourme, Bleu de Gex, Stilton, etc.), that you can find.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
985 Kcal or 4,124 Kj19 gr11 gr96 gr
49 %7 %1 %15 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
358 Kcal or 1,499 Kj7 gr4 gr35 gr
18 %3 %<1 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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