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Microwaved Bechamel Sauce

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This Bechamel Sauce is so very irresisitble. Use this creamy spiced and herbed sauce as a base for making lasagna, french sauces or a roux. Tell me if you liked this Bechamel Sauce.
Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Grated onion 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Half and half 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground thyme 1 Dash
Directions

1. Melt butter in a 1-quart glass measuring pitcher in microwave oven (about 30 seconds at High). Add onion and flour; mix well. Add broth and half-and-half gradually, stirring constantly. Cook uncovered
5 minutes at High, or until thickened; stir after 2 minutes, then every 30 seconds.
2. Remove from oven; stir in seasonings.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 437 Calories from Fat 338

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g59.1%

Saturated Fat 24.1 g120.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 109.3 mg36.4%

Sodium 839.7 mg35%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.77 g3.1%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 6 g12.1%

Vitamin A 23.8% Vitamin C 2.9%

Calcium 14.6% Iron 7.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Microwaved Bechamel Sauce Recipe