Bechamel Sauce | White Sauce Recipe

Bechamel Sauce | White Sauce Recipe
Yields: 6 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 2 Mins Cook Time: 13 Mins Total Time: 15 Mins

Bechamel sauce (Besciamella) is one of the five classic mother sauces in Italian cuisine. So, We are going to present step by step method to make it a perfectly creamy and testy Sauce. Its also known as mother sauce because many sauces can be made with it as a base. It’s an important element for many Italian pasta and vegetable dishes. 

Main dishes you can use with Bechamel Sauce

  1. White Paste
  2. Lasagna
  3. Pie
  4. Moussaka (Greek)
  5. Soups
  6. substitute to Mayo

Nutrition Facts 

Serving Size 1 tbsp (Amount Per Serving)

Calories 20
Total Fat 1.23g2%
Cholesterol 4mg1%
Sodium 16mg1%
Total Carbohydrate  1.64g1%
Dietary Fiber  0g0%
Sugars    0.68g
Protein  0.58g
Vitamin D 0mcg1%
Calcium  16mg1%
Iron   0.07mg0%
Potassium  21mg0%
Vitamin A 16mcg2%



0/6 Ingredients
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0/9 Instructions
  • You need a deep open pot.
  • Melt a half slice of butter over a medium flame.
  • Add powder Milk and cook for about 2-3 minutes stir continuously until the paste cooks and bubbles a bit, but don't let it brown.
  • Completely turn off the flame and pour one cup (first amount of milk) of milk and stir it slightly by using a whisk. Make sure there are no lumps.
  • Then pour the remaining milk and stir it at medium flame and whisk continuously until the sauce thickness slightly.
  • For taste and fragrance, season with ground black paper, salt, and nutmeg powder.
  • Continue whisk for about 2 minutes and cook over medium flame until the sauce is creamy and smooth.
  • Pour the white sauce into a large bowl and the Bechamel Sauce is ready to be used.
  • Bechamel Cheese Sauce
  • When is sauce is ready at the endpoint, you have a choice if you want to make it more cheese and creamy for more taste. To turn your white sauce into the cheese sauce, stir in ½ cup grated Cheddar cheese during the last 2 minutes of cooking, along with a pinch of cayenne pepper. This step is completely optional.