Creamy bread & onion sauce

Creamy bread & onion sauce

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 45 mins


Serves 8
A delicious necessity for any turkey roast

Nutrition and extra info

  • Before adding cream and bread

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal256
  • fat20g
  • saturates12g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre1g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.48g
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  • 2 onion, chopped



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 2 bay leaf
  • 85g butter



    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 600ml milk



    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

  • 5 clove



    The dry, unopened flower bud of the tropical myrtle tree family used to flavour a wide variety…

  • good grating of nutmeg
  • 142ml pot double cream
  • 140g crustless, soft, open-textured white bread, cubed


  1. In a covered, non-stick pan, gently fry the onions and bay leaves in the butter for 10 mins, until soft. Add the milk and cloves and simmer for 30 mins, stirring now and then.

  2. Take out the bay and cloves, then blitz in a food processor until smooth. This will keep for 2 days in the fridge.

  3. On the day, tip the cream into a pan, add the onion sauce, then mix well. Add the bread and stir until soft but still textured. Add milk to thin if necessary. Season and serve warm.

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Comments (2)

mother_ship's picture

Made this to serve with duck and added some sage so it was sage and onion bread sauce, brill!

elliem's picture

Made this for the first time for Christmas dinner, I liked being able to prepare part of the dish before the big day - it turned out perfectly!

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