Recipe Béchamel sauce

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  • Béchamel sauce
  • 4Servings
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  • Total
  • 153 kCal
    Per serving
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  • Category : Sauces
  • Sub-category : Warm Sauces
  • Difficulty : 1
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  • 1 medium saucepan


  1. In a saucepan, stir the butter and flour together over low heat until the mixture is foamy and bubbling
  2. Add the milk all at once
  3. Salt and pepper
  4. Bring to a boil and whisk until thickened
  5. Let simmer for a few minutes
  6. Add the pinch of nutmeg and stir.

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  • NOTE:
    For a thick béchamel sauce (to garnish crepes, for example), use 1 cup (1/4 liter) milk instead of 2 cups


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