Bechamel Sauce

Preparation time: 10 min Servings: 4
Cooking time: 20 min


1/2 tsp white pepper
1/8 tsp nutmeg
1 tbsp unsalted butter
1/2 tsp salt
1-1/2 cups warm milk
2 tbsp flour
2 tsp onion, minced

Cooking Directions:

Melt butter in a saucepan. Add onion and cook over low heat for 3-5 minutes, or until soft. Stir in the flour and cook the until mixture becomes foamy. Whisk in milk, stirring constantly, until mixture is thick and smooth. Stir in remaining ingredients and simmer 15-20 minutes, or until sauce is reduced to about 1 cup. Strain and serve over cooked vegetables.

Nutritionist Recommended For:

Nutrition Facts

Calories 97
% Calories From Fat 54.7%
Total Fat 5.9g
Saturated Fats 3.6g
Mono-unsaturated Fats 1.5g
Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.3g
Cholesterol 17mg
Sodium 330mg
Total Carbohydrates 7.6g
Dietary Fiber 0.2g
Sugar 4.9g
Protein 3.4g

More Information


Thiamin B1 0.072mg
Vitamin B12 0.41mcg
Vitamin K 0.45mcg
Vitamin A 180IU
Niacin B3 0.34mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.35mg
Riboflavin B2 0.19mg
Vitamin C 0.18mg
Vitamin D 37IU
Vitamin B6 0.038mg
Vitamin E 0.14mg
Choline 14mg


Manganese 0.049mg
Magnesium 11mg
Calcium 110mg
Zinc 0.41mg
Phosphorus 90mg
Copper 0.021mg
Fluoride 0.11mcg
Selenium 4.8mcg
Sodium 330mg
Potassium 140mg
Iron 0.26mg

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