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


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

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