Butter-Vinegar Sauce


Rate this Recipe: 

No votes yet

“My mother always used this recipe. It is especially nice served on asparagus, spinach, or Swiss chard.” –Colby Hill Inn, Henniker, New Hampshire


4 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup flour
1/2 cup vinegar
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup water


Melt butter and slowly add flour, stirring constantly. Add vinegar, sugar, and water, bring to a boil, and simmer 10 minutes. More vinegar or water may be added if too thick.

Cooking & Recipes


Makes about 1 cup

Preparation Method

Leave a Comment

Free Beginners Garden Guide

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners!
Your complete guide on how to grow a vegetable garden—from scratch!


You will also be subscribed to our Almanac Companion Newsletter