Béchamel Sauce

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 1 serving
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2003

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups milk

Method

In saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, sage, salt and pepper, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in flour; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Whisk in milk and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, whisking constantly, until thick enough to coat spoon, about 5 minutes. (Make-ahead: Let cool; refrigerate in airtight container for up to 2 days)

Nutritional facts Per 1/2 cup (125 mL) : about

  • Sodium 320 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 123.0
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Cholesterol 25 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 10 g

%RDI

  • Iron 3.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 11.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 10.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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