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Basic Veloute

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Velouté is a French thickening agent composed of three ingredients! Very simple recipe that allows you to ad consistency to your dishes.
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs) (About 2 Cups)
  Flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Chicken stock 3 Cup (48 tbs)

1 In a pan, add the butter.
2 Melt the butter slightly away from the heat to avoid burning.
3 Gradually add 1 cup of flour to the butter to create a rue.
4 Mix well till it forms a paste.
5 Finally pour in 3 cups of Chicken stock, stirring constantly and make sure to mix until lumps are gone.

6 Use as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
This video recipe if Basic Veloute shows you the most basic and most important sauce of the any cooking. This is handy in almost any dish from soups to gravies to sauces. Take a look and keep it handy.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1277 Calories from Fat 849

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 96 g148.4%

Saturated Fat 59.1 g295.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 252.7 mg84.2%

Sodium 529 mg22%

Total Carbohydrates 84 g28.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g10.1%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 20 g39.4%

Vitamin A 56.4% Vitamin C 1.2%

Calcium 5.2% Iron 28.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Basic Veloute Recipe Video