Basic Bechamel Sauce

4
Servings
5m
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
15m
Ready In


"From Recipes+ August'16. The recipe will yield you 2 cups of sauce."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (210.5 g)
  • Calories 364.3
  • Total Fat - 23.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 14.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 61.6 mg
  • Sodium - 487.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 35.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.9 g
  • Sugars - 1.7 g
  • Protein - 5.5 g
  • Calcium - 73.7 mg
  • Iron - 0.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 10.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Combine milk, onion and bay leaf in a saucepan and bring almost to the boiling point over moderate heat.

Step 2

Remove from the heat and cook for 5 minutes to infuse flavours.

Step 3

Melt butter in a saucepan over moderate heat and add flour and cook and stir for 1 minutes or until thick.

Step 4

Remove from the heat and strain warm milk mixture into a jug and gradually whisk milk mixture in the flour mixture.

Step 5

Return to a moderate heat and cook and stir for 5 minutes or until mixture boils and thickens.

Step 6

Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Tips & Variations


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