Basic white sauce

PennyAuthorPenny
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this is your sauce for lasagne,add cheese , parsley or veg

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Yields1 Serving

 1oz butter
 1 oz plain flour
 1/2pt milk
 Bay leaf
 Salt and pepper
 English mustard ( optional but needed in a cheese sauce )

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In a saucepan or microwave gently heat the milk( put the bay leaf to infuse in the milk)

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Put the butter into another saucepan and melt over a gentle heat

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Add in the flour and stir, allow the mix to cook out until it has gone a straw like colour

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Gradually add in the warm milk , whisking between each addition

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add the salt and pepper and mustard if using

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Keep stirring until the mixture has thickened

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This may seem that it will never happen but just keep stirring

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Now add in your cheese or parsley if using

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Or omit the above step and use on your lasagne

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Just double the quantity to make more . This sauce freezes well

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Ingredients

 1oz butter
 1 oz plain flour
 1/2pt milk
 Bay leaf
 Salt and pepper
 English mustard ( optional but needed in a cheese sauce )

Directions

1

In a saucepan or microwave gently heat the milk( put the bay leaf to infuse in the milk)

2
3
4
5

Put the butter into another saucepan and melt over a gentle heat

6
7
8
9

Add in the flour and stir, allow the mix to cook out until it has gone a straw like colour

10
11
12
13

Gradually add in the warm milk , whisking between each addition

14
15
16
17

add the salt and pepper and mustard if using

18
19
20
21

Keep stirring until the mixture has thickened

22
23
24
25

This may seem that it will never happen but just keep stirring

26
27
28
29

Now add in your cheese or parsley if using

30
31
32
33

Or omit the above step and use on your lasagne

34
35
36
37

Just double the quantity to make more . This sauce freezes well

Basic white sauce