How to Make a Bechamel Sauce

Useful in so many dishes, try this recipe.

Recipe By: yhiranuma (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/34)
Cook: 5 min

Ingredients

Butter 2-3 tbsp
Flour 2-3 tbsp
Milk 500-600ml
Salt & pepper as required
Nutmeg (optional) as required
Double cream (optional) 1-2 tbsp

Method

1
Melt the butter in a pan on low heat.
2
Add the flour and mix well. When it becomes a bit runny, keep mixing and on low heat.
3
Add the milk a bit at a time, stirring all the time. When all the milk has been added, keep stirring and turn up to medium heat until thickened.
4
Season with salt & pepper and nutmeg, adjust to taste. You can add the double cream here, if you like.

Tips & Note

If you prefer a lighter sauce, reduce the milk to 250-300ml and add chicken stock 250-300ml.

How to Make a Bechamel Sauce

Useful in so many dishes, try this recipe.

Recipe By: yhiranuma (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/34)

Cook: 5 min

Ingredients

Butter 2-3 tbsp
Flour 2-3 tbsp
Milk 500-600ml
Salt & pepper as required
Nutmeg (optional) as required
Double cream (optional) 1-2 tbsp

How to Make a Bechamel Sauce

Recipe ID :1780 Posted on 14 APR 2016
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Useful in so many dishes, try this recipe.

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Ingredients

Method

Cook
5min
1
Melt the butter in a pan on low heat.
2
Add the flour and mix well. When it becomes a bit runny, keep mixing and on low heat.
3
Add the milk a bit at a time, stirring all the time. When all the milk has been added, keep stirring and turn up to medium heat until thickened.
4
Season with salt & pepper and nutmeg, adjust to taste. You can add the double cream here, if you like.

Tips & Note

If you prefer a lighter sauce, reduce the milk to 250-300ml and add chicken stock 250-300ml.

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