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White Sauce

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  Vegetable shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon

Melt vegetable shortening in saucepan; stir in flour.
Add milk and salt all at once; cook and stir over low heat until thickened.
Makes 2 cups medium sauce.
Thin White Sauce: decrease vegetable shortening and flour to 2 tablespoons each; proceed as above.
Add 1 cup shredded cheese to prepared sauce and stir until melted.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 838 Calories from Fat 588

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 66 g101.9%

Saturated Fat 21.3 g106.4%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 45.2 mg15.1%

Sodium 2121.4 mg88.4%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g15.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.84 g3.4%

Sugars 23.9 g

Protein 18 g35.6%

Vitamin A 9.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 51.7% Iron 9.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

White Sauce Recipe