3-Ingredient Béchamel Sauce Recipe: This Easy Béchamel Sauce Recipe Is Perfect for Beginners & Ready in Less Than 5 Minutes by 30Seconds Food

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3-Ingredient Béchamel Sauce Recipe: This Easy Béchamel Sauce Recipe Is Perfect for Beginners & Ready in Less Than 5 Minutes

Does making sauces intimidate you? This is a super easy béchamel sauce recipe that's perfect for beginners. Use it 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


  • 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. Makes about 1 cup.

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This looks delicious. 😍
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
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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