Beurre Manié- French Sauce Thickener

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Caroline Cooks

Great little balls to have ready to throw into sauces, stews, or soups to thicken and enrich. I have not tried this with margarine; might work tho. IMO, the butter gives a richer taste. Keeps in a refrigerated jar for up to 3 weeks.

Top Review by Elainia

OMG, this is PERFECT! I usually make up a butter and flour mix for roux, but this takes out that little extra bit of time it takes to mix it up, having them on hand in the fridge! I love it! Thank you!


  1. Blend well; roll into 4 balls.
  2. Refrigerate separately on small plate to set; then, place in covered jar in frig. Easily multipled.

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