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Easy White Sauce

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Ingredients
  Milk/Half-and-half 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon, softened
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Bring the milk to a simmer in a 2-quart saucepan over moderate heat. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, blend the butter and flour together with a spoon to form a smooth paste.
2. Using a wire whisk, vigorously beat the butter-flour mixture, 1 rounded teaspoonful at a time, into the hot milk. Cook, stirring constantly, over moderate heat for 2 to 3 minutes, or until the sauce is smooth and thick. Season with the salt and pepper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Milk

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 462 Calories from Fat 283

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.2%

Saturated Fat 19.7 g98.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 87.1 mg29%

Sodium 579 mg24.1%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.98 g3.9%

Sugars 12 g

Protein 11 g21.4%

Vitamin A 19.6% Vitamin C 0.22%

Calcium 27% Iron 9.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Easy White Sauce Recipe