How to make delicious and easy white sauce

Knowing how to make white sauce can be simpler than you might think, after all, the ingredients are few and the preparation time is quick, especially when compared to cooking other sauces.
There are no secrets in the recipe, you just need to follow our step-by-step guide to learn how to make white sauce. Remembering that this sauce goes perfectly with pasta of all kinds.
Use it in lasagna, light meats and even salads. But for that, you need to know how to manage the consistency of the sauce to make it more full-bodied.
Created at the end of the 19th century, in France, the white sauce is also known and called béchamel sauce, mainly by chefs,
It serves as a base for other sauces, especially those whose main ingredient is cheese. This is due to the ease of combining flavors and the easy preparation of the sauce.
3 white sauce recipes
Check out the practicality of each recipe and knock yourself out in the kitchen, preparing a homogeneous, consistent and very tasty sauce for dinner or lunch.

  1. White sauce for lasagna

Béchamel sauce can be used in the assembly of cheese, chicken, ham and cheese or spinach lasagna as it combines perfectly with each item and provides an incredible flavor.
Check it out!
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Yield: 15 servings
½ liter of milk
4 tablespoons of wheat flour
2 tablespoons of margarine or butter
1 medium onion chopped
1 box of sour cream
Grated cheese
Garlic, salt and nutmeg to taste
Method of preparation
In a pan, place the butter or margarine, then add the onion, garlic and fry.
Add the milk, spoons of wheat flour, salt and nutmeg to taste. Mix well.
Continue stirring until the sauce forms a thicker consistency.
Then, lower the heat and let it cook for approximately 5 minutes.
Turn off and mix the cream and grated cheese into the sauce.
Note: When adding the spoons of wheat flour, do not stop stirring, as this prevents your sauce from creating balls of flour. However, if this happens, transfer the entire content to the blender and beat until the flour balls have broken up. Then just return the sauce to the pan and continue the process.

  1. White pasta sauce

White sauce with sour cream has a lighter consistency and, therefore, the ideal is to add the pasta to the sauce pan , so that both finish cooking together. This way, the pasta will absorb even more of the béchamel flavor.
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
1 tablespoon of corn starch
1 tablespoon of margarine
1 small onion chopped
1 box of sour cream
½ liter of milk
1 cup grated cheese
Salt and black pepper to taste
Method of preparation
Fry the onion in the melted margarine and add the salt and pepper.
Then add the cream and stir.
In another container, dissolve the starch in the milk and add the contents to the pan.
Mix until the consistency of the sauce is firm and completely homogeneous.
Add the cooked pasta with salt to the sauce, lower the heat and let it cook for about 3 minutes.
Turn off the heat, add the cheese and mix well so it doesn’t stick.

  1. Fit white sauce

It can be mixed with any dish just like traditional sauces, that is, light meats, chicken and salads and best of all, it contains only 145 calories.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
1 cup skimmed milk
2 tablespoons (coffee) olive oil
2 tablespoons of light grated cheese
1 tablespoon of corn starch
1 teaspoon of grated nutmeg
1 small onion chopped
Salt and black pepper to taste
Method of preparation
In a pan, put the oil and onion and let it fry.
In another container, dissolve the starch and half the amount of milk.
Pour the rest of the milk into the pan until it bubbles up.
Before the milk comes to a full boil, stir the dissolved starch into the pan.
Let it thicken and continue mixing so that the sauce has a homogeneous consistency.
Add salt, pepper and grated nutmeg, mix and turn off the heat.
Ready! Now just add to the desired dish and enjoy.

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