Total Time
45mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is good over vegetables and/or fish.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt the butter in the saucepan and add flour, making a roux. Cook for 1-2 minutes then add the water. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 more minutes.
  2. Beat the egg yolks and the milk. Combine with the first mixture, beating constantly with a whisk. Season to taste.
  3. Strain the sauce through a very fine sieve or several layers of cheesecloth. Add lemon juice just before serving.

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