Basic white sauce
- 55 g (2 oz) butter
- 55 g (2 oz) plain flour
- 600 ml (1 pint) semi-skimmed milk
- Salt and black pepper
Prep:5min › Cook:5min › Ready in:10min
- Melt the butter in a heavy-based saucepan over a low heat. Remove from the heat and stir in the flour. Gradually pour in the milk, stirring or whisking constantly.
- Return the pan to the heat and bring to the boil, still stirring or whisking. Reduce the heat and simmer the sauce gently for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Taste and season with salt and pepper. Serve or use immediately.
easy to make and very thick I used it for a white sauce on home made lasagne,perfect! - 20 Mar 2011
i tried this it is a brilliant recipe, came out really well. Would suggest more milk than is on the recipe though, as it makes it easier to mix. - 05 Aug 2013