Béchamel sauce, or white sauce - video recipe !

Side dish
4 servings
2 min
10 min
Very Easy
134 Kcal
The mother sauce of French cuisine, béchamel or white sauce is used as a base to other sauces, or to bake lasagne, croque-monsieur, moussaka or even in mac and cheese.


Number of serving: 4
2 cups milk

1 ounce butter

1 ounce flour




  • Step 1 - Béchamel sauce, or white sauce - Video recipe !
    Put the milk to boil. Meanwhile, in a pot at medium heat, put the butter to melt. Once melted, add the flour and stir.
  • Step 2 - Béchamel sauce, or white sauce - Video recipe !
    Leave this mix called a "roux" to cook for 2 minutes. It shouldn't burn, it has to stay golden.
  • Step 3 - Béchamel sauce, or white sauce - Video recipe !
    Pour the boiling milk into the mix, and stir until it thickens. Once the béchamel gets thick as you want, take it out of the heat. Add salt, pepper, and nutmeg, and your béchamel sauce is ready !



Nutritional informations (for 1 serving):


Nutritional information for 1 serving = 135g
Calories: 134Kcal
  • Carbo: 11g
  • Total fat: 7.7g
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Proteins: 4.9g
  • Fibers: 0.4g
  • Sugar: 5.9g
  • ProPoints: 4
  • SmartPoints: 6

* Percent daily values are based on a 2000 calorie diet

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