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White Sauce

Prep Time:5 min
Cook Time:10 min
Yield:1 cup

INGREDIENTS:

  • THIN
  • 1 tablespoon Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 1 tablespoon Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 tablespoon Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white or black pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • MEDIUM
  • 2 tablespoons Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 2 tablespoons Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 tablespoons Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white or black pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • THICK
  • 3 tablespoons Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 3 tablespoons Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 3 tablespoons Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white or black pepper
  • 1 cup milk

PREPARATION DIRECTIONS:

  1. 1.
    MELT shortening in 1-quart saucepan. Remove from heat. Whisk in flour, salt and pepper. Slowly blend in milk.

  2. 2.
    COOK over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and bubbles.

  3.  
    VARIATIONS

  4. 1.
    HERB SAUCE: Follow the recipe above, adding 1/4 teaspoon dried herbs (basil, oregano, thyme, dill, summer savory, etc.) with flour, salt and pepper.

  5. 2.
    CHEESE SAUCE: Follow the recipe above, adding 1/2 cup shredded cheese after mixture thickens. Stir until cheese melts.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:

Serving Size (Abt 2 T), Calories 35 (Calories from Fat 20), Total Fat 2g (Saturated Fat 0.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 160mg, Total Carbohydrate 2g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 1g), Protein 1g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 0%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Delicious! This recipe is awesome for pasta and vegetables- kids love it! February 2, 2013
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