• Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cooking Time: 20 mins
  • Serves: 3

Bechamel Sauce Recipe

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 Ingredients List

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups HOT milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg


Begin by melting the butter over medium-low heat.
Once melted, whisk in the flour; whisk until all lumps have disappeared and the mixture turns a light brown color, about 5 minutes.
Add the hot milk, a little bit at a time, and continue to whisk until smooth; bring to a boil and cook for 8 minutes, stirring constantly, or until sauce is thickened.
Remove from heat.
Stir in salt, pepper and nutmeg.
Set aside until ready to use.

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