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Simple Bechamel Sauce

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Sage Russell, Level 9
Sage Russell
This easy Bechamel Sauce or Bescamella is the perfect base for so many sauces. Use it in Lasagne or Bolognese or add some cheese to make the perfect Gratin. Sage Russell shows you this classic sauce that is the building block of so many great dishes in this Grokker Premium video.

Cooking Recipe

Servings: 4
Cook time: 10 minutes
Prep time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 15 minutes

2½ tbsp butter
2 tbsp plain flour
1½ cups (350ml) whole milk
¼ tsp nutmeg
1 tsp of sea salt

1. Start by preparing a roux. Melt down the butter in a pan and whisk until the butter forms a smooth foam.

2. Drop in the flour and whisk through until the mixture forms a dark blonde paste.

3. Stir through the milk adding it 1/2 a cup at a time and continuing to whisk the mixture until it forms a creamy glossy consistency.

4. Season with the nutmeg and salt.

Simple Bechamel Sauce


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