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Basic White or Béchamel Sauce

Use this sauce as a base for baked pasta dishes or soufflés.

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Use this sauce as a base for baked pasta dishes or soufflés.

Servings
2

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter or oil
  • 1/4 cup glutinous or sweet rice flour
  • 2 cups low-fat milk or dairy-free milk

Preparation

Melt butter or heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in glutinous rice flour, and cook 1 to 2 minutes, or until mixture is smooth and bubbling, stirring constantly. Stir in milk. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, or until sauce has thickened, whisking constantly. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 24
  • Carbohydrate Content 2 g
  • Cholesterol Content 5 mg
  • Fat Content 2 g
  • Fiber Content 0 g
  • Protein Content 0.5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 18 mg
  • Sugar Content 0.5 g