Bechamel Sauce / White Sauce / Cheese Sauce

by - February 11, 2013

Bechamel Sauce / White Sauce / Cheese Sauce


             Bechamel Sauce / White sauce /Cheese sauce is the basic sauce recipe from Italian cuisine for vegetables or pasta and it taste yum with most recipes. To make more rich you add heavy cream in place of milk. Sharing this Kids friendly recipe to this week blogging marathon under the 'how to cook- Basic liquids' theme..


Total time: 20 ~ 25 minutes
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 15 ~ 20 minutes
Yield: 600ml / 20 fl oz
Source: Videojug 


INGREDIENTS:

115g / 4oz  White cheddar cheese
600ml / 2 cups milk
20 g / 1.5 oz butter
40g / 1.5 oz all purpose flour
Salt and Pepper to taste
Cilantro / parsley for garnishing

Method:
Bechamel Sauce / White Sauce / Cheese Sauce

  • Heat butter in a heavy bottom pan on low heat.
  • Add flour to butter and mix continuously with out burning the mixture.
  • Add milk at frequent interval and stir continuously and do the same for the rest of the milk.
  • Reduce the heat and whisk for 5 minutes until it becomes a thick smooth sauce.
  • Add the cheese to this smooth sauce and Stir.
  • Add Salt and pepper to the sauce and whisk for 4 ~ 5 minutes until everything combined.
  • Serve immediately or else sauce will dry out soon..
Bechamel Sauce / White Sauce / Cheese Sauce



SERVING OPTION:

  • Best served with fresh cauliflower or broccoli.

For Pasta,

  • Cook pasta as per package instruction. Drain and transfer to the prepared sauce or transfer the cooked pasta to serving plate and top it with the prepared sauce. Garnish with cilantro..
Bechamel Sauce / White Sauce / Cheese Sauce



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19 comments

  1. My sons all time favourite..Here looks very yum..

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  2. Love the last click.Interesting name to the sauce.

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  3. pasta tastes amazing with bechamel... thank u for the recipe...

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  4. Slurp..Just love this simple dish..Very yummy n wonderfully made as usual..

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  5. I have heard about this sauce. But have not tasted this.. Seeing all the listed ingredients, am sure it must taste yummy.. Lovely pictures.

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  6. What a tempting sauce. Looks so so perfect.

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  7. I love pasta with lots of cheese

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  8. I grew up on vegetables in white sauce and just love it with almost anything.

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  9. I make this for my hubby. He loves anything cheesy. looks so tempting

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  10. lovely recipe and mouth watering.
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  11. Mouthwatering here, such a flavorful and delicious

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  12. Wow tempting clicks,makes me hungry

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  13. Yummy and Cheesy , tempting clicks.Who says no to cheese.?

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  14. Love bechamel sauce on pasta.. creamy & delicious.

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