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Basic White Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rena D
Added: Thursday, September 14, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup milk
salt
white or black pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat; stir in flour. Stir and cook for about 2 minutes. Do not brown. Gradually stir in milk with a wisk and continue cooking over low heat, stirring constantly, until sauce begins to thicken. Season with salt and pepper. For a richer sauce, add a few tablespoons of heavy cream.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 1 cup
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can subsitute 1/2 cup of broth for 1/2 cup Milk for a different flavor.

 

 

 

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