Why do you need to know how to make white sauce? This is how you
make a Bechamel sauce, which is one of the 5
The process is also called making a roux, it is simply the start of
how you make a white sauce. Whether it is an Alfredo
Sauce, Garlic White Sauce, Cheese
sauce or a plain
white sauce this is how you do it in easy steps. Making a
white sauce is extremely easy and a great way to finish off your
meals. Try adding sauce to cooked noodles, mixed into casseroles,
replace cream of canned soups, or stir into cooked vegetables. Find
the recipes for these sauces through the links above.
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Basic White Homemade Sauce Recipe
1 Tablespoon butter
1 Tablespoon flour
1 Cup milk
salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon other seasonings, such as garlic or Italian seasoning if
Melt butter. Whisk in flour making a roux. Whisk in milk and
seasonings. Simmer until thickens.
How to make white sauce steps.
Melt your butter.
Whisk in your flour.
Whisk in your chicken broth or milk, whatever liquid your
recipe calls for.
Blend in cheese, seasonings or whatever other
ingredients your recipe calls for.
Add your sauce to your dish.
How to Make Garlic White Sauce
We made Garlic Sauce Pasta in the photos above.
The secret with this recipe is to serve it immediately. Once you mix
your noodles with the sauce it is best right then, don't let it sit
and then eat it! If you need to prepare ahead, leave the sauce
separated from the noodles until right before serving.
2 Tablespoons butter
2 cloves garlic
2 Tablespoons flour
3/4 Cup chicken broth
3/4 Cup milk
2 teaspoons parsley
pinch of salt and pepper
1/3 Cup Parmesan cheese
8 oz. noodles, any shape or size
Start boiling water to cook your noodles. Meanwhile prepare sauce
and add noodles to boiling water when ready.
Sauté garlic in butter. Whisk flour into butter and blend until
smooth.Mixture will thicken slightly. Slowly whisk in chicken broth.
Allow to heat slightly.
Blend in milk and parsley. Add a dash of salt and pepper. Stir in
cheese and allow to melt. Allow to cook several minutes on low while
waiting for noodles to finish cooking.
Drain noodles and pour sauce over top. Serve immediately.
You can also stir in cooked vegetables such as broccoli or peas.
Chopped cooked chicken can be added to the noodles before serving
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Bacon and Pasta
3 Cups of uncooked bow tie pasta
1 1/2 Cups of frozen baby peas
1 Cup of garlic sauce above, Alfredo or white sauce
1/2 Cup of real bacon pieces
Prepare garlic sauce following steps above. Meanwhile, boil water
and add pasta when water starts boiling. 1-2 minutes before pasta is
done add frozen peas to the water. Drain.
To serve, add pasta and peas to serving bowl, pour sauce over the
top. Stir to coat and continue to stir bacon pieces into pasta.