White sauce (bechamel)

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 tablespoons Butter
2 tablespoons Flour
1 cup Milk
1 small Onion studded with (up to)
3 Whole cloves
½ small Bay leaf
Grating of nutmeg

Melt butter over low heat. Add and blend in flour over low heat for 3 to 5 minutes. Slowly stir in milk. Add onion studded with cloves and bay leaf.

Cook and stir the sauce with a wirw whisk or wooden spoon until thickened and smooth. Place in a 350-degree oven for 20 minutes to slowly cook.

Strain the sauce and season to taste. Add a grating of nutmeg.

Nutritional info per tablespoon: 28 cal; 1g pro, 2g carb, 2g fat (61%) Source:The Joy of Cooking, 1995 ed Miami Herald, 3/7/96 format: Lisa Crawford, 6/23/96

Date: 24 Jun 96 22:18:35 EDT

From: "Lisabeth Crawford (Pooh)" <104105.1416@...> MM-Recipes Digest V3 #178

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