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Merlot Dipping Sauce

Rated as 4.7 out of 5 Stars

"This is an excellent dipping sauce for wild game, steak, or London broil."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 162 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 cup)

Directions

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  1. Slowly bring the balsamic vinegar, Merlot, garlic, soy sauce, and honey to a boil in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer another 20 to 25 minutes; remove from heat and add the butter to the mixture, stirring to thicken as the butter melts.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 162 calories; 14.4 g fat; 6 g carbohydrates; 0.3 g protein; 38 mg cholesterol; 121 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Fabulous. I made this exactly as written except that I added 8T butter (1 stick total) instead of 10T. The sauce thickens beautifully if you follow the directions. Excellent flavor. I used this ...

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It wasn't for me, I did everything exactly, maybe I didn't boil long enough? It's my first time using the balsamic, maybe if I new what a dash of soy sauce was? Maybe someone has some pointers?

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Fabulous. I made this exactly as written except that I added 8T butter (1 stick total) instead of 10T. The sauce thickens beautifully if you follow the directions. Excellent flavor. I used this ...

Used this as a fondue dipping sauce and it was excellent. Doesn't rewarm well though, needs to be made just prior to serving.

This is fabulous! I only ended up using about 4 T. Butter (yes, must be butter!) and it was great. Use really good wine and you will have a killer sauce. Fabulous.

We've made this three times in the past month. Absolutely delicious, and I wouldn't change a thing. We serve the sauce in little bowls for dipping.

This is very yummy--this coming from someone who not only loves balsamic vinegar but also sweet things. I do think that I would cut down on the honey--maybe in half--and a little of the butter....

This is an excellent sauce, but I don't feel it needs all of that butter. I halve the butter and it is still very rich. The first time I made it, I used the full amount and it was just overkil...

This sauce is incredible. A must try for all steak lovers. Everything on my plate was dipped in the sauce at some point during dinner, it's that good! I followed the instructions exactly except...

I didn't change a thing, but I did guess on measurements and quadrupled the recipe. The simmering is important, it gets better over time. Thanks so much!

This is my new favorite sauce! Outstanding!