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Basic White Sauces Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pat Calkins

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Thin White Sauce: (used for soups)
1 T. butter or margarine
2 tsp. corn starch
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1 c. milk

Medium White Sauce: (used for scalloped dishes, creamed vegetables, fish or meat)
1-1/2 T. butter
1 T. corn starch
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1 c. milk
(option: add 2 c. vegetables, meat, or fish)

Thick White Sauce: (used for souffles or croquettes)
2 T. butter
1/2 tsp. salt
2-1/2 T. corn starch
1/8 tsp. pepper
1 c. milk

Directions:
Directions:
Thin White Sauce:
Melt butter in saucepan; blend in corn starch, salt and pepper.
Gradually add milk; heat to boiling; boil gently 2 minutes.
Makes 1 c.

Medium White Sauce:
Melt butter in saucepan; blend in corn starch, salt and pepper.
Gradually add milk; heat to boiling; boil gently 2 minutes.
Makes 1 c.

Thick White Sauce:
Melt butter in saucepan; blend in corn starch, salt and pepper.
Gradually add milk; heat to boiling; boil gently 2 minutes.
Makes 1 c.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 cup
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For Croquettes: combine 1 c. Thick White Sauce with 2 c. cooked or canned chopped meat, vegetables, hard boiled eggs or flaked fish. Chill. Shape into 8 croquettes. Roll in fine bread crumbs and brown in 2"-3" of hot fat/oil. Drain on absorbent paper towel. Serve hot with additional sauce poured on top of croquettes.

For Souffles: combine 1 c. Thick White sauce with 1-1/2 c. grated cheese, flaked fish, cooked or canned chopped vegetables or meat. Add 2 slightly beaten egg yolks. Fold in 2 stiffly beaten egg whites. Pour into a greased casserole dish. Bake in 325 degree oven for 50 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Serves 4.

 

 

 

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