White Sauce (Cheesy or Not) Medium Sauce

READY IN: 20mins
YIELD: 2 cups




  • Melt butter over low heat in sauce pan.
  • Blend in flour and seasoning over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly.
  • Allow to cook for at least 1 minute to eliminate raw flour flavor.
  • Remove from heat, SLOWLY add milk, stirring constantly to make a smooth paste; stir in remaining milk.
  • Return to heat, stirring constantly.
  • Bring to a boil again and keep stirring until thickened.
  • If you want cheesy white sauce, add 1/2 cup shredded cheese (you can add as much cheese as you like to make it as cheesy as you wish).
  • Cover pan with tight fitting lid to prevent film formation until sauce is to be used.
  • Use on creamed and scalloped foods, sauces, gravies and in vegetable dips.