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  • Serves: 8 Servings

White Sauce (Bechamel)

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Category: Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 2 tb Butter
  • 2 tb Flour
  • 1 c Milk
  • 1 sm Onion studded with
  • 2 -(up to)
  • 3 Whole cloves
  • 1/2 sm Bay leaf
  • Grating of nutmeg


Melt butter over low heat. Add and blend in flour over low heat for 3 to 5
minutes. Slowly stir in milk. Add onion studded with cloves and bay leaf.
Cook and stir the sauce with a wirw whisk or wooden spoon until thickened
and smooth. Place in a 350-degree oven for 20 minutes to slowly cook.
Strain the sauce and season to taste. Add a grating of nutmeg.

Nutritional info per tablespoon: 28 cal; 1g pro, 2g carb, 2g fat (61%)

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