Basic White Sauce

Oxmoor House
1 cup


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1 tablespoon butter or margarine
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper


Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat; add flour, stirring with a wire whisk until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add milk; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Stir in salt and pepper.

Note: For a thinner white sauce, delete 1 tablespoon flour, and for a thicker white sauce, add 1 tablespoon flour.

Created date

February 2010