September 23, 2010

Bechamel Sauce

Bechamel sauce is a white sauce that will serve as a base for cheese sauce, garlic sauce, herb sauce, etc. This is the white sauce used in the Spring Vegetable Lasagna recipe.

2 TBSP butter of margarine
2 TBSP all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
dash o' black pepper
1 1/2 cups milk

In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour, salt, and pepper. Stir in the milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly, stir for one minute more. (It takes about 5 minutes to start feeling it thicken)

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