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Simple Bechamel Sauce

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Ingredients
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Whole onion 1⁄2
  Peppercorns 6
  Bay leaf 1 Small
Directions

Put all the ingredients into a pan and bring slowly to the boil.
Remove from the heat, cover and leave for 10 minutes.
Strain, and use as required in the Mornay Sauce recipe or White Sauce recipe .
For a quick Cheese Sauce, add 1/2 cup grated cheese once the sauce is cooked, stir to melt the cheese and cook for a further 2-3 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
French
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Onion

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 236 Calories from Fat 100

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.2%

Saturated Fat 6.4 g31.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 33.9 mg11.3%

Sodium 138.6 mg5.8%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.7%

Sugars 20.7 g

Protein 12 g23.5%

Vitamin A 8.2% Vitamin C 9.2%

Calcium 40.7% Iron 3.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Simple Bechamel Sauce Recipe