Directions See How It's Made
- Warm milk in a saucepan over low heat. In a separate heavy-based saucepan, melt butter. Add flour all at once and cook until bubbly.
- Whisking constantly, gradually add milk.
- Continue whisking until sauce thickens; cook 2 to 3 minutes over low heat, stirring constantly, until the consistency is rich and creamy. Season with salt and white pepper.
- Serve hot with lightly-cooked vegetables or use as a base for other sauces.