Besciamella Sauce Recipe


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 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chicken stock/Reduced-sodium canned broth1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Butter4 Tablespoon
 Flour3 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon, grated
 Thyme1⁄8 Teaspoon (dried)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 824 Calories from Fat 528

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92%

Saturated Fat 36.2 g181%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 158.8 mg

Sodium 1415.8 mg59%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.3%

Sugars 16.2 g

Protein 19 g37.2%

Vitamin A 35.4% Vitamin C 2.5%

Calcium 28.9% Iron 15.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a small saucepan, combine milk and chicken stock. Bring just to a simmer over medium-low heat. Keep warm.