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Easy Cream Sauce Recipe Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marie D'Angiolillo
Added: Monday, June 22, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup heated milk
salt
white pepper
freshly ground nutmeg (optional)
Few tablespoons dry white wine, a few teaspoons mixed fresh herbs, Parmesan cheese, etc.

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and stir until mixture is well blended. Gradually stir in hot milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sauce begins to boil and thickens. Simmer, stirring frequently, over very low heat for 5 minutes. Stir in cream and wine, if using. Season with salt and pepper to taste and add a little nutmeg and herbs, if desired. Makes about 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 cups of medium thick sauce.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Add a few tablespoons of Chardonnay or dry white wine, to give this basic sauce a little zing.

 

 

 

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