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Bechamel Sauce

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
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Servings: 6
Calories: 267kcal


  • 16 oz Milk heat slowly (never boil milk)
  • 16 oz Light Cream, 1/2 and 1/2 or Heavy Cream heat slowly
  • 1 Onion cut in 1/2 and pierced with cloves, this is called a onion cloute (use one half only)
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger
  • 4 oz. White Roux


  • Thicken dairy with a roux, whisk or use immersion blender season and remove onion cloute,
Nutrition Facts
Bechamel Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 267 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 91mg30%
Sodium 58mg3%
Potassium 173mg5%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 890IU18%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 138mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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