Homemade Béchamel White Roux
Béchamel or white sauce is the base for many cheese sauce and dishes #yourguardianchef #sauce #Frenchfood
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 cup
- 2 tbsp flour
- 2 tbsp butter
- 1 1/4 cup milk
- 1 pinch freshly grated nutmeg
- salt & pepper
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.
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.
Lower the heat and keep steering, till it reaches the right consistency.
Add salt and nutmeg at the end.
Calories: 14kcal | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 13mg | Vitamin A: 0.8% | Calcium: 1.1% | Iron: 0.1%