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 55.7%
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fats 4g
Mono-unsaturated Fats 2g
Poly-unsaturated Fats 0g
Cholesterol 17mg
Sodium 330mg
Total Carbohydrates 8g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugar 5g
Protein 3g

More Information


Thiamin B1 0mg
Vitamin B12 0mcg
Vitamin K 0mcg
Vitamin A 180IU
Niacin B3 0mg
Pantothenic Acid 0mg
Riboflavin B2 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D 37IU
Vitamin B6 0mg
Vitamin E 0mg
Choline 14mg


Manganese 0mg
Calcium 110mg
Magnesium 11mg
Phosphorus 90mg
Zinc 0mg
Fluoride 0mcg
Copper 0mg
Sodium 330mg
Selenium 5mcg
Iron 0mg
Potassium 140mg

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