Bechamel sauce (mccartney)

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 ounces Butter or margarine OR soy margarine
3 tablespoons All-purpose flour; or less as needed
2 cups Skim milk OR soya milk; warmed
1 pinch Ground nutmeg
Sea salt
Freshly ground pepper

Melt the butter in a small, heavy-bottomed saucepan. Gradually stir in the flour. Add the warm milk slowly, stirring all the time until the sauce thickens. Season to taste with nutmeg, salt and pepper and simmer over a very low heat for 5-6 minutes.

Notes: Makes 2 cups. (PER SERVING: 178 cals, 15½ g fat) 1998 Hanneman/McBuster

Recipe by: LINDA'S KITCHEN by Linda McCartney (Little, Brown) Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by KitPATh <phannema@...> on Apr 21, 1998

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