• 1 large shallot, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 10.75-ounce cans beef consomm or 2 1/2 cups beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 rounded tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • Pepper

Melt butter in a skillet over medium to medium-high heat. Add the shallot, stir about two minutes, and then sprinkle in the flour. Stir 1 to 2 minutes, then whisk in the beef consomm or stock. Bring to a bubble and cook until thickened, 3-4 minutes. Add the Worcestershire sauce and Dijon; season liberally with pepper. Keep warm over low heat.

Pour over Rachaels Bistro-Style Pommes Frites.