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bowl of bechamel sauce with salt and pepper

Bechamel Sauce

Bechamel Sauce is made with butter, flour and milk. When you start a recipe with this sauce it will come out creamy and dreamy each and every time!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 cups


  • 1/4 c Butter
  • 1/4 c Flour
  • 2 c Milk or Half & Half


  • Melt butter in sauce pan. Be careful not to let the butter brown, we want this to be a white sauce.
  • Whisk flour into butter and cook 2-3 minutes. This will create a paste.
  • Slowly add in the milk, 1/2 cup at a time. Simmer over low heat until sauce thickens.


Season based on the recipe that you are creating with this bechamel sauce.
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