Easy White Sauce for Vegetables

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 2 1⁄2 cups of cooked vegetables.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp. cracked black pepper


  • 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.