Easy Basic White Sauce Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage


 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour2 Tablespoon
 White pepper1 Dash
 Nutmeg/Ground nutmeg1 Dash, grated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 462 Calories from Fat 283

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.4%

Saturated Fat 19.8 g98.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 87.1 mg

Sodium 94.4 mg3.9%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.96 g3.8%

Sugars 12.1 g

Protein 11 g21.4%

Vitamin A 19.6% Vitamin C 0.13%

Calcium 26.8% Iron 8.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In 2-cup glass measure, heat milk on 70 (roast) 2 minutes.
Set aside.
In 2-cup glass measure, melt butter on HI (max. power) 45 seconds.
Stir in flour, cook on HI (max. power) 1 minute.
Briskly stir in warm milk, pepper, and nutmeg.
Cook on HI (max, power) 3 to 4 minutes, or until boiling, stirring once during cooking.
Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Serve with cooked broccoli and cauliflower, or use as base for other sauces.