Creamy bread sauce

Silvana Franco whips up a quick and easy bread sauce – a must-have for every Christmas dinner!

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Tags: bread sauce, sauces, festive, accompaniment, seasonal, Christmas Harvest, easy recipe,

Recipe - Serves: 8


½ onion, peeled and finely chopped
6 cloves
1-2 bay leaves
30g butter
568ml carton whole milk
150g sliced fresh white bread (about 5 slices), crusts removed and roughly torn
¼ tsp freshly grated nutmeg
2-3 tbsp single cream


1. Heat the onion, cloves, bay leaves, butter and milk in a small pan. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.

2. Strain the milk and return it to the pan. Using a wooden spoon, stir in the bread, season and add the nutmeg. Simmer for 3-5 minutes until the bread has broken up

3. Stir in the cream and heat through for 1 minute just before serving. 

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 565kJ
Fat 7.4g
Saturated Fat 4.4
Carbohydrate 12.2g
Sugars 4
Protein 4.5g
Salt 0.4g
Fibre 0.9

per serving

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