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Mario Batali
Servings: 12
1 to 30 min

Similar to a Bechamel, use this classic Italian sauce as the base for so many dishes!

  • Ingredients
  • step-by-step directions
  • 5 tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • 3 cups Whole Milk
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher Salt
  • Nutmeg
  • Heat butter in medium sauce pan until melted.
  • Add flour and stir until smooth. Cook over medium heat until light golden brown, about 6-7 minutes.
  • Heat the milk in a separate pan until it's just about to boil. Add milk to the butter mixture 1 cup at a time, whisking continuously until very smooth. Bring to a boil and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Remove from heat and season with salt and nutmeg.
Similar categories: Cuisine Italian
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