Rating: 5 stars 4.8
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This white sauce recipe can be used as a base for many dishes, such as lasagna and chicken pot pie. I use it to make macaroni and cheese for my granddaughter. I learned to make it in home economics too many years ago to count!

Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Whisk in flour to form a thick paste; cook and stir until golden in color, about 5 to 7 minutes.

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  • Whisk in 1 cup milk; cook and stir until thickened, about 5 minutes more. Add more milk to reach desired consistency.

Nutrition Facts

48 calories; protein 1.2g; carbohydrates 2.9g; fat 3.5g; cholesterol 10.1mg; sodium 33mg. Full Nutrition
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