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Mornay Sauce (French Cheese Sauce)

Dagwood's picture
This Mornay Sauce is actually French Cheese Sauce with a subtle flavor of onion, celery, carrot and mustard. Mornay Sauce is best served with baked or boiled vegetable dishes.
Ingredients
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Butter 1 Ounce
  Milk 1⁄2 Pint
  Cheese 6 Ounce, grated
  Flour 1 Ounce
  Onion 1⁄2 , chopped
  Celery 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Carrot 1 , chopped
  Mustard seeds To Taste (for seasoning)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a pan, take milk. Heat it.
2. Add chopped onion, celery and carrot. Cook till vegetables turn tender and leave it in a warm place.
3. In another pan, melt butter.
4. Remove from heat and add flour.
5. Gradually add strained milk, while stirring continuously. Bring it to a boil. Stir continuously. Cook it till becomes a smooth consistency.
6. Add salt and season with salt, pepper and mustard.
7. Add grated cheese and stir till it melts.

SERVING
8. Serve Mornay Sauce with vegetable dishes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Celery
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1196 Calories from Fat 775

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 88 g135.4%

Saturated Fat 55 g275.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 263.6 mg87.9%

Sodium 1609.4 mg67.1%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.2%

Sugars 19.8 g

Protein 55 g109.9%

Vitamin A 258.3% Vitamin C 15.3%

Calcium 155.6% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

Anonymous's picture
Vegan is an inaccurate tag since the recipe contains dairy. Vegetarian would be accurate.
Mornay Sauce (French Cheese Sauce) Recipe