Béchamel Sauce with Cheese

Béchamel Sauce is a classic white sauce that can be used in a variety of different recipes from lasagne to mornays. The sauce is made with a roux of butter and flour cooked in milk. It can be used as a simple white sauce or with cheese depending on the recipe you are making. This recipe makes enough for a large lasagne.

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Ingredients

  • 10 tablespoons of plain flour
  • 125 gm of butter
  • 750 ml of milk
  • 1/2 cup of pizza cheese or tasty cheese
  • 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese
  • salt & pepper to taste

Method

  1. Melt butter in saucepan. Take off the heat while you add the flour and return to a low heat and stir/whisk for 2 mins. Return to a medium heat and gradually add the milk about 1/2 cup at a time continuing to stir to form a smooth sauce. Stir/whisk white sauce until the mixture starts to thicken.
  2. Remove from the heat and add the grated cheese, giving it a good stir.

Ready to use

Béchamel Sauce with Cheese

Béchamel Sauce with Cheese

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