Basic White Sauce
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 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.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 51 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 81mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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May 8, 2019
Love this because its the prefect most simple base then once you have this you can add whatever seasonings, cheeses, ect. To flavor it to whatever youre cooking.
Apr 28, 2019
I made this white sauce for a potato-ham scallop I just took out of the oven. I doubled the recipe and it came out smooth and creamy and the scalloped potatoes and ham tasted wonderful.
Mar 6, 2018
Excellent white sauce recipe. Quick and easy!
Oct 5, 2015
Jan 6, 2015
Very easy and good. Can definitely add your own seasonings, this is a great base!
Feb 23, 2014
Super quick, easy and versatile!
Jan 3, 2012
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.
Aug 26, 2011
Just finished making this, looks and tastes great! Serving with fresh steamed asparagus, and cod fillets.
Apr 14, 2011
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.
Mar 19, 2010
super easy and uses staples WOW!!