Béchamel Sauce (White Sauce)

Learn how to make bechamel sauce, also known as white sauce! An excellent sauce for dishes such as: pasta, lasagna and other pasta! See the recipe!

Béchamel Sauce (White Sauce)

Recipe by caion


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To prepare the classic béchamel sauce, use the ingredients listed and follow the step-by-step instructions for your white sauce to be perfect!


  • 1 onion

  • 3 carnations

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 500ml of milk

  • 25g of wheat flour

  • 25g of butter

  • Nutmeg

  • Black pepper

  • Shall


  • Cut 1 onion in half;
  • Attach the bay leaf to the onion using the cloves;
  • Put in a pan on the fire;
  • Add milk until covered;
  • When it starts to boil, turn off the heat;
  • Leave for 5 minutes;
  • Sift and reserve;
  • Turn a pan over medium heat;
  • Add the butter and let it melt;
  • Add the flour;
  • Misuture;
  • Add the milk gradually while mixing;
  • Add a pinch of nutmeg;
  • Add a pinch of black pepper;
  • Add a pinch of salt
  • Mix;
  • Dip a spoon and run your finger along the back of it. 
    If the sauce “holds” and does not run, it is ready and can be turned off;
  • Sift the white sauce;
  • Your béchamel sauce is ready!Béchamel Sauce (White Sauce)

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