- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Dash white pepper
- 1 cup 2% milk
- In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in the flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually whisk in the milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Use immediately or refrigerate. Yield: 1 cup.
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"Very easy and good. Can definitely add your own seasonings, this is a great base!"
"Super quick, easy and versatile!"
"The best basic sauce recipe. You can do anything with it, I love to add curry and abit of cheese and serve it over veggies! It generally needs abit more salt, though."
"Just finished making this, looks and tastes great! Serving with fresh steamed asparagus, and cod fillets."
"have made this many times. I add onions and pour it over par boiled thickly sliced boiled potatoes, top with bread crumbs & cheese and bake until browned for a wonderful potato side dish."