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Bechamel Sauce
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Meal Type: Dinner
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Cook Method: Stove
Difficulty: Easy
Cuisine: Italian
     Serving Size: 2 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 443
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 32g
Saturated Fat 19g
Unsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 86mg
Sodium 262mg
Total Carbohydrate 30g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 13g
Protein 11g
Vitamin A  19%Vitamin C  0%
Calcium  29%Iron  0%
Potassium  11%Vitamin E  2%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Bechamel Sauce

Recipe Tags: Sauce Recipes

Date Added: March 21, 2019


2 Cups Milk up to 1
6 Tablespoons Flour unbleached
4 Tablespoons Butter sweet
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1. Melt butter in a heavy saucepan.

2. Sprinkle in the flour and cook gently, stirring almost constantly, for 5 minutes.

3. Do not let the flour and butter brown at all.

4. Meanwhile, bring the milk to a boil. When milk reaches a boil, remove butter and flour mixture from the heat and pour in the boiling milk all a once.

5. As the mixture boils and bubbles, beat it vigorously with a wire whisk.

6. When the bubbling stops, return the pan to medium heat and bring the bechamel to a boil, stirring constantly for 5 minutes.

7. Season to taste with salt, pepper and nutmeg.

8. Use at once or scrape into a bowl, cover, and refrigerate until use.

9. 2 Cups Thick Sauce. For 2 cups Medium Sauce, use 3 Tb butter and 4 Tb flour.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is a good source of Vitamin A with 19% of your daily recommended intake per serving.
Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Wheat, Milk, Butter, Gluten allergies.
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