Norwegian White Sauce

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by norskamerican

Norwegian white sauce or cream sauce is a classic on potatoes, fish and vegetables. This sauce is extremely easy to make and just as delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium sauce pan simmer milk on medium-low heat.
  2. Add the onion, bay leaf and cayenne. Simmer for a few minutes stirring constantly to prevent scorching.
  3. Strain the milk into a bowl and discard the onion and bay leaf.
  4. Melt the butter in the sauce pan and whisk in flour until thick, this is called the roux.
  5. Stir in the milk and simmer until the desired consistancy is reached (5-10 mins). Sauce will thicken as it stands.
  6. Salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Stir in peas if desired.

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