1/4 cup butter 2 cups boiling water
1 tablespoon finely chopped onion 1/2 cup stewed and strained tomato
1 slice carrot, cut in cubes 1 teaspoon salt
1 slice turnip, cut in cubes 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup flour Few grains cayenne
Cook butter five minutes with vegetables. Add flour, with salt, pepper, and cayenne, and cook until flour is well browned. Add gradually water and tomato; cook five minutes, then strain.