Bechamel sauce - adventures in microwave cook

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 tablespoons Butter or margarine
1 teaspoon Grated onion
1 tablespoon All-purpose flour
½ cup Chicken broth
½ cup Half-and-half
¼ teaspoon Salt
⅛ teaspoon White pepper
\N \N Dash ground thyme

1. Melt butter in a 1-quart glass measuring pitcher in microwave oven (about 30 seconds at High). Add onion and flour; mix well. Add broth and half-and-half gradually, stirring constantly. Cook uncovered 5 minutes at High, or until thickened; stir after 2 minutes, then every 30 seconds.

2. Remove from oven; stir in seasonings.

Yield: About 1 cup.

SOURCE: Adventures in Microwave Cooking.

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