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"Do not overcook this dish. Most seafoods...should be simply threatened with heat and then celebrated with joy."--Jeff Smith, The Frugal Gourmet

Bechamel Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Lemieux-Brehm

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 oz. sweet butter
1/3 cup flour
3 cups warm milk
salt and pepper (to taste)
1 tsp. nutmeg

Directions:
Directions:
Melt the butter in a heavy-bottomed saucepan.
Stir in the flour and cook, stirring constantly until the paste bubbles a bit, but not browned.
Add the warm milk, continuing to stir and let the sauce thicken.
Bring to a boil.
Add the salt, pepper and nutmeg.
Lower the heat and cook, stirring until thickened.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
makes 4 cups
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This sauce is for the seafood and spinach lasagna in this book.
You can use it for pastas and other recipes that call for a white sauce.

 

 

 

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