Foolproof white sauce

    7 min

    This is a quick and easy recipe for white sauce. Use as a base for pasta sauce, cheese sauce or parsley sauce.

    49 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 475ml milk
    • 40g butter
    • 3 tablesoons plain flour
    • salt and pepper to taste

    Prep:2min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:7min 

    1. In a bowl, mix together flour, milk, salt and pepper. Beat until smooth.
    2. Heat butter in a frying pan. Add the milk mixture. Stir until the sauce is smooth and thickens.

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    Reviews in English (10)


    very nice thanks, needs flavouring but i used black pepper and bacon with garlic mmmmmmm  -  21 Mar 2015


    What would be the best way to know whether sauce is done and is not under cooked ?  -  15 Aug 2017


    It was as easy as promised and it turned out smooth and thick in about a minute.  -  13 Aug 2011  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)