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White Sauce

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Ingredients
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Yellow onion 3 Tablespoon, chopped
  Bay leaf 1
  Cayenne pepper To Taste
  Butter 1⁄10 Pound (1/2 Stick)
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Bring the milk to a simmer.
Add the yellow onion, bay leaf, and cayenne pepper.
Simmer for a few minutes, and strain the milk stock.
Return to the stove.
Melt the butter, and stir in the flour.
Remove the milk from its burner and stir in the flour-butter mixture.
Continue to simmer, stirring until thick, about 10 minutes.
Add salt.
This fine white sauce is good for creamed meat dishes, fish, and I put it over chicken before saking it.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Interest: 
Gourmet

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 866 Calories from Fat 542

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 61 g94.4%

Saturated Fat 37.7 g188.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 167.1 mg55.7%

Sodium 577.5 mg24.1%

Total Carbohydrates 64 g21.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.6%

Sugars 24 g

Protein 20 g40.4%

Vitamin A 47.1% Vitamin C 2%

Calcium 54.1% Iron 15.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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White Sauce Recipe