Classic Béchamel sauce

Servings: 1 Cooking time: 15 minutes

How to make bechamel sauce? This exquisite sauce (also called white or base) - one of the most simple, delicious and famous sauces of French cuisine. Bechamel got its popularity because He perfectly embodies all the sauce objectives: improve the appearance, aroma and taste of a dish, improves juiciness and nutritive value. If you want a delicious sauce, which quickly prepared, perfectly combined with all the hot and cold appetizers, dishes of meat, potatoes, fish, poultry, or eggs - Prepare bechamel sauce.

Ingredients for a "classic bechamel sauce":

  • 20 g butter (1 tbsp.);
  • 20 g white flour;
  • 250 ml of milk;
  • salt and pepper - to taste;
  • pinch of ground nutmeg.

Recipe "The classic bechamel sauce":

Melt butter in a skillet, smallsaucepan or frying pan with a thick bottom. When the butter melts and heats up, add it to the flour. Well all the stir, be careful not to fry the flour. Otherwise, the sauce will turn white.

Pour into the pan cold milk and continue stirring. Boil bechamel over low heat until it solidification. At the end of cooking, add salt, pepper and a little grated nutmeg.
The sauce is ready!

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