Gluten-Free Bechamel Sauce

This gluten-free cream sauce can be used in many different recipes, from veggie lasagna to breakfast strata. You can use milk instead of cream, but don’t substitute margarine for butter.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp. corn flour
  • 2 cups whole milk or heavy cream, warmed
  • 1⁄4 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground white pepper


  • In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, melt the butter and stir in the flour. Sauté, stirring for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Add the warm milk or cream, whisking constantly until thickened to desired consistency.
  • Just before serving, add the salt and pepper.