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Simple Bechamel Sauce

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Bechamel Sauce is a delicious side dish recipe that is simply easy-to-prepare. Once you have this Bechamel Sauce, I am sure you will always crave for it.
  Milk 1 Pint
  Butter/Margarine 1 Ounce
  Shallot/Small onion 1
  Corn flour 1 Ounce
  Carrot piece 1
  Celery piece 2
  Salt To Taste
  Bay leaf 1
  Single cream 4 Tablespoon
  Peppercorns 10

Heat the milk, vegetables, bay leaf and peppercorns to boiling, remove from the heat and leave for 5 minutes to infuse.
Strain, allow to cool a little and then finish the sauce by the Roux Method, adding the cream just before serving.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 778 Calories from Fat 448

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g77.8%

Saturated Fat 30.8 g154.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 148.6 mg49.5%

Sodium 718.5 mg29.9%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14%

Sugars 29.7 g

Protein 19 g38.4%

Vitamin A 250% Vitamin C 15%

Calcium 67.7% Iron 7.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Simple Bechamel Sauce Recipe