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White Sauce - Thin

White Sauce - Thin

29 Ratings
29 Ratings
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Makes: 1 serving
Total Cost: $$$$

Add a creamy texture to your soups and stews with this easy sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • salt and pepper (optional, to taste)
  • 1 cup milk, non-fat (or 1/3 cup powdered milk and water to equal 1 cup)

Directions

1. In a small pot, melt butter over low heat.

2. Add flour, salt, and pepper to mixture.

3. Add milk gradually.

4. Heat to boiling, stir constantly until mixture is smooth and bubbly. (The consistency should be like thin cream.)

5. Remove from heat.

Notes

Use for cream soups and stews.

Source: University of Hawaii at Manoa, Cooperative Extension,
Lifeskills in Food Education Food Skills Cookbook
Food Stamps Nutrition Education Program.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: variable, label is for entire recipe (271g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 213
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 35 mg
Sodium 105 mg
Carbohydrates 18 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 13 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 9 g
Vitamin D 3 mcg
Calcium 303 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 394 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 213
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 35 mg
Carbohydrates 18 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 13 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 9 g
Minerals
Calcium 303 mg
Potassium 394 mg
Sodium 105 mg
Copper 45 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 29 mg
Phosphorus 259 mg
Selenium 10 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 247 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 1.3 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 3 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 1 mcg
Folate 35 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.5 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 42 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Grains 1/2 ounces
Dairy 1 cup

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