Homemade Béchamel White Roux
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Homemade Béchamel White Roux

Béchamel or white sauce is the base for many cheese sauce and dishes #yourguardianchef #sauce #Frenchfood
Course Sauces
Cuisine French
Keyword base sauce, sauce, white sauce
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Calories 14kcal
Author Laura Tobin

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 pinch freshly grated nutmeg
  • salt & pepper

Instructions

  • Stir for 1 or 2 minutes the flour and the butter in a pan over low heat with a wooden spoon to create a white roux.
    Stir flour and butter
  • Remove from the heat and gradually add the warm milk making sure no lumps are formed.
  • Put back on the heat and bring to boil stirring constantly.
    Homemade Béchamel White Roux stir
  • Lower the heat and keep steering, till it reaches the right consistency.
  • Add salt and nutmeg at the end.
    Homemade Béchamel White Roux

Nutrition

Calories: 14kcal | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 13mg | Vitamin A: 40IU | Calcium: 11mg