Bechamel Sauce

Recipe by Mole1338
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 4 Cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set 4 QT saucepan over medium heat, add butter, onion, pepper, cloves, bay leaves,.
  • and garlic. Sautee until aromatic, about 4 minutes.
  • Blend in the flour and stir about 3 minutes.
  • Gradually add the milk and stir until it boils lightly (may need to increase to Med-High heat).
  • Once boils, lower heat and simmer uncovered about 8 minutes, or until sauce is thick enough to coat a spoon and has no raw flour taste.
  • Pour through a fine strainer, stirring and pressing to extract all the flavors. Stir in the cream, salt (add to taste, may not need the entire TSP) and finally the thyme.
  • Use immediately.
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