Bison Council

Bison Recipes

Peppercorn Sauce

Boldly flavored, yet subtly elegant, this creamy sauce's gourmet flavor is ideal for a classy occasion. 

Peppercorn Sauce
Prep Time:
5 min
Cook Time:
35 Minutes


  • ½ stick butter
  • 3 shallots, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. crushed peppercorns  (can be replaced with coarse ground black pepper)
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1 (32 oz.) beef broth
  • ½ cup whipping cream


  1. In a heavy medium saucepan, melt butter. Add shallots and crushed peppercorns, and sauté until shallots are lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add wine and beef broth. Boil until reduced to 2 cups, about 25 minutes. Add whipping cream, and cook until sauce coats spoon, about 6 minutes.
  3. Peppercorn sauce can be made up to 2 hours ahead. Set aside at room temperature.