White Sauce

White Sauce

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CJO 2

"I learned to make white sauce in Home Ec too many years ago to count. It can be used as a base for lots of dishes. I use it for macaroni and cheese for my granddaughter."

Ingredients

15 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 48 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 48 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 3.5 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.9g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 33 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add flour and stir until the butter and flour are well combined. Pour in milk, stirring constantly as it thickens. Add more milk depending on desired consistency.
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The classic white sauce. Add cheese for a cheese sauce. Other sauces based on this would use tomato puree or lemon or egg yolk. People shouldn't give this a lower rating because it is bland. Whi...

This was so easy and a great base. We were having Shrimp so I added crushed garlic, parm cheese, parsley and pepper. Next time I will add tomato and bacon and have it over penne pasta.

I have used this recipe for many years (about 50) and I learned how to make it from my mother, so it's been our family for a long time. I make a thinner sauce sometimes and use it for a cream s...