3-Ingredient Béchamel Sauce Recipe Takes 5 Minutes to Make by 30Seconds Food

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3-Ingredient Béchamel Sauce Recipe Takes 5 Minutes to Make

Does making sauces intimidate you? This is a super easy béchamel sauce recipe that's perfect for beginners. The creamy white is made with flour, butter and milk. That's it. But it adds so much creaminess and flavor to so many dishes.

Use this basic béchamel sauce recipe on vegetablesfish, pasta, in macaroni and cheese, lasagna or chicken pot pie. The recipe can easily be doubled or tripled. 

What's your favorite way to use béchamel sauce? Share below!

Cuisine: French
Prep Time: 0 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: Makes about 1 cup


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • dash of salt

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Put all the ingredients into a sauce pot over medium heat. Whisk and bring to a simmer.
  2. Cook for about 2 minutes. Taste and add more salt, if needed. 

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This looks delicious. 😍
Elisa Schmitz
I love a simple and savory sauce like this. Can't wait to try it on pasta!
This sauce would be good on pretty much any dinner.

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