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Bechamel Sauce #2

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Category: Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 4 oz Butter
  • 4 oz All-purpose unbleached flour
  • 2 1/2 c Milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pn Nutmeg


Combine butter and flour in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, whisking
constantly with a wire whip until the flour smells cooked (it will have no
smell until it is cooked) and it is light golden color. Remove roux from

Bring milk to a simmer in another saucepan. Using the wire whip,
thoroughly incorporate the roux into the milk. Add nutmeg, salt and pepper.
Strain the sauce through a sieve until there are no tiny lumps. Dot the top
of the sauce with melted butter to prevent skim from forming.

This sauce is used to make "Sauce Nantua" and "Broccoli with Mornay Sauce"
(both in this cookbook).


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