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WHITE SAUCE

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This basic White Sauce comes handy to prepare a variety of sauces like Mornay Sauce. This White Sauce provides a fresh flavor and texture to the dish it is served with.
Ingredients
  Butter 1 Ounce
  Milk 1 Pint
  Flour 1 Ounce
  Seasoning To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. In a pot, mix butter and flour to make a roux.
2. Take the pot away from flame. Add a little milk. Stir well.
3. When the mixture becomes of a smooth consistency, add a little more milk and stir it till it again attains a smooth consistency.
4. Likewise, continue adding milk, till it 1 pint is used up.
5. Bring it to a boil, while stirring it continuously. Remove from heat when it is of a thick consistency.
6. Beat it well to remove all lumps and give a gloss to the sauce. If there are any more lumps, use a wire whisk to disintegrate it. If you want to make a coating sauce, use less milk as that will make it a thicker sauce.

SERVING
7. White Sauce can be used as a base to make a variety of sauces like cheese sauces and casserole dishes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
1
Story
This white sauce can be used as the base for a number of other classic sauces, such as Mornay sauce. With the goodness of whisked milk, flour and butter, white sauce can provide a fresh flavor and texture, a little extra to the usual taste of the dish. Try this white sauce recipe and season it to fit your individual palate.

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