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Basic White Sauce Mix

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  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Nonfat dry milk powder 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Place the ingredients in a 1 pint jar, cover tightly, and shake well to mix.
Store in the refrigerator for up to 4 weeks.
Use for making cream sauces and gravies as directed below.
To Make Thin White Sauce or Gravy In a small heavy saucepan, blend 1/4 cup Basic White Sauce Mix with 1 cup water, low sodium chicken broth, or low sodium beef broth.
Set over moderate heat and bring to a simmer, whisking constantly.
Cook, uncovered, stirring often, until the sauce thickens about 3 minutes.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Do not allow the sauce to boil or it may curdle.
To Make Medium White Sauce or Gravy Use 1/3 cup Basic White Sauce Mix and 1 cup water, low sodium chicken broth, or low sodium beef broth.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1052 Calories from Fat 5

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.61 g0.94%

Saturated Fat 0.1 g0.48%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 55 mg18.3%

Sodium 1192.1 mg49.7%

Total Carbohydrates 167 g55.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%

Sugars 110.1 g

Protein 89 g178%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 18.3%

Calcium 275.7% Iron 16.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Basic White Sauce Mix Recipe