Recipe: Sauce a la Bonne Femme

  •  2 tomatoes.
  •  1 green apple.
  •  1 leek.
  •  2 ounces butter.
  •  1 teaspoon lemon juice.
  •  ½ pint lentil or haricot bean stock.
  •  ½ teaspoon mixed herbs.
  •  Salt and pepper to taste.

Dissolve the butter in a small stewpan, then place in the vegetables sliced, and fry for twenty minutes, but do not allow to burn; add stock, lemon juice, salt and pepper, and simmer for half an hour. Strain before using. May be thickened if required.
Note.—This is a very suitable Sauce for pouring over fried beans, lentils, POTATOES, etc.

New Vegetarian Dishes, by Mrs. Bowdich (Year 1892)