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Creamy Béchamel Sauce


3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

Dash ground nutmeg

2 cups Land O Lakes® Half & Half

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt butter in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt, pepper and nutmeg until smooth. Slowly stir in half & half; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 8-10 minutes or until mixture is thickened.

Tip #1

Variation: Creamy Cheese Sauce: Omit nutmeg. Add 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese to sauce as mixture begins to thicken. Stir until melted and smooth.

Nutrition (1/4 cup)

130 Calories
11 Fat (g)
35 Cholesterol (mg)
135 Sodium (mg)
5 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
2 Protein (g)
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