Bechamel

Sauce Béchamel

Preparation info

  • Makes 2 Cups to Serve

    8

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

French Classics Made Easy

French Classics Made Easy

By Richard Grausman

Published 2011

  • About

BÉCHAMEL SAUCE is the classic white “cream” sauce, made from milk and a white roux. Although it has been replaced in most restaurants today by a sauce made completely of heavy cream, it still has a number of important uses. A béchamel is used whenever you want a creamy sauce without using cream. It may be mixed with puréed vegetables for richness without many added calories. Add cheese and transform it into a Mornay Sauce for a gratin or to coat veget