Bechamel sauce

The bechamel sauce is a French white sauce made with milk and an equal amount of flour and butter. It is the base for many dishes. Now I am going to show you how to make it. It is not difficult.

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BECHAMEL

 BECHAMEL SAUCE

bechamel sauce -

INGREDIENTS

These are the ingredients you need to prepare different quantities of bechamel sauce.

  • 1 l of milk
  • 100 g of unsalted butter
  • 100 g of flour
  • salt
  • 1 pinch of nutmeg

or

  • ½ l of milk
  • 50 g of unsalted butter
  • 50 g of flour
  • salt
  • 1 pinch of nutmeg

or

  • 300 ml of milk
  • 25 g of unsalted butter
  • 25 g of flour
  • salt
  • 1 pinch of nutmeg

DIRECTIONS

Here I made a bechamel sauce with 300 ml of milk.

Warm the milk in a small saucepan or in the microwave. Cover and set aside.

Place the butter in another saucepan and melt it completely over medium heat. Make sure it does not brown.

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Add the sifted flour and continue whisking for 2/3 minutes until the butter-flour mixture turns to a golden colour.

DSCN2576Gradually pour in the warm milk (a little at a time).

DSCN2577Keep whisking for a few minutes so that no lumps form and your bechamel sauce is creamy.

Then season with salt and nutmeg.

DSCN2578Stir again.

Your bechamel sauce is ready.


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