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    Kitchen Dictionary: bechamel

    Pronounced: BEH-shah-mehl

    A basic sauce made by stirring milk into a butter-flour mixture called roux, which determines the thickness. Made of 2 tablespoons butter and 2 tablespoons flour per 1 cup of milk. Increase or decrease the butter and flour in equal proportions to thin or thicken the sauce.

    plural: bechamel


    Season: available year-round

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    Nutrition Facts

    Calculated for 1 cup
    Amount Per Serving %DV
    Calories 367
    Calories from Fat 239 (65%)
    Total Fat 26.6g 40%
    Saturated Fat 7.1g 35%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
    Polyunsaturated Fat 7.2g
    Trans Fat 0.0g
    Cholesterol 17mg 5%
    Sodium 885mg 36%
    Potassium 390mg 11%
    Total Carbohydrate 22.9g 7%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
    Sugars 0.5g
    Protein 9.6g 19%

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