Rosemary Garlic Sauce

This rosemary garlic sauce is the perfect addition to any dish. It is packed with flavour and is so easy to make!


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup onion, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the olive oil and butter. Add the garlic, onion, salt, and pepper, and cook until the vegetables are softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the flour and cook for 1 minute. Slowly add the chicken broth and milk, whisking constantly until the sauce is smooth and thickened. Stir in the rosemary and parsley.
  3. Serve over cooked chicken, fish, or pasta.

Potential changes & improvements

There are so many ways that you could change and improve this recipe!

  • Try using different herbs, such as thyme or oregano.
  • Add some heat with a pinch of cayenne pepper.
  • Make it dairy-free by using coconut milk or almond milk in place of the regular milk.
  • Add some extra vegetables, such as mushrooms or bell peppers.

What other food it works well with

This rosemary garlic sauce is delicious on chicken, fish, and pasta, but it would also be great on roasted vegetables or as a dipping sauce for bread.

Common Mistakes

When making this sauce, be sure to whisk the flour into the butter and oil before adding the liquids. This will help to prevent the sauce from being lumpy.

Nutritional Information

This recipe makes approximately 2 cups of sauce. Each 1/4 cup serving has approximately:

  • 200 calories
  • 20g fat
  • 9g carbohydrates
  • 1g protein


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