Bechamel sauce

    Bechamel sauce

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    40min


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    About this recipe: This is a quick and easy béchamel sauce.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 5 tablespoons butter
    • 4 tablespoons plain flour
    • 1 litre milk
    • 1 dessertspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

    Method
    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Once melted, stir in the flour until smooth. Continue stirring as the flour cooks to a light, golden, sandy colour, about 7 minutes.
    2. Increase heat to medium-high and slowly whisk in milk until thickened by the roux. Bring to a gentle simmer, then reduce heat to medium-low and continue simmering until the flour has softened and not longer tastes of flour, 10 to 20 minutes, then season with salt and nutmeg.

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