Easy White Sauce for Vegetables

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One of the simplest sauces to make, white sauce is an excellent way to liven up fish, vegetables, or cooked pasta. Use this white sauce recipe with about 21/2 cups of cooked vegetables.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. cracked black pepper

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, melt the butter on low heat. Add the flour and blend it into the melted butter, stirring continually until it thickens and forms a roux.
  • Slowly add the milk and continue stirring with a whisk until the mixture has thickened. Stir in the nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. cracked black pepper

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, melt the butter on low heat. Add the flour and blend it into the melted butter, stirring continually until it thickens and forms a roux.
  • Slowly add the milk and continue stirring with a whisk until the mixture has thickened. Stir in the nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories160
Total Fat14g
Saturated Fat8g
Cholesterol35mg
Sodium320mg
Total Carbohydrate7g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars3g
Protein3g