Rich and savory sage brown butter sauce is a quick way to dress up roasted poultry, pasta, and vegetable dishes. It tastes especially luxurious drizzled over caramelized butternut squash or simple mashed potatoes.
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes
Yield: 4 to 6 servings
- 8 tablespoons butter (1 stick)
- 1 clove garlic, crushed and chopped
- 1/4 cup coarsely chopped sage leaves
- 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
How to make sage brown butter sauce:
Melt the butter in medium sauce pan set over low-medium heat. When the butter begins to get just slightly bubbly, add the chopped garlic clove.
Stir the garlic in the butter for 1 minute. Add the chopped sage to the garlic butter and continue stirring and cooking the mixture for 1 to 2 additional minutes, until the butter has turned very light brown and has a rich, nutty aroma.
Season the sage brown butter sauce with ground black pepper and serve it hot.
This sage browned butter sauce recipe makes 4 to 6 servings.