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White Sauce

Published Friday, 06 April, 2012 by Rosie

Yummy with all types of pasta(and other dishes)



  • 40g butter/margarine
  • 40g plain flour
  • 500ml milk
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of pepper


Melt the butter/margarine in a saucepan, add the flour and cook, stirring until sandy in colour.

Add the milk , whisking all the time. when the sauce is thick, add the salt and pepper.

Simmer the sauce on a medium heat stirring regularly for 5 minutes then take off the heat.

Ideas of other dishes you can use the white sauce in;

Cauliflower Cheese


Fish Pie

Macaroni Cheese


  • URJASWI 5 years ago

    Nice recipe

  • Andy 6 years ago

    Very simple and tasty

  • Jam Sam 7 years ago

    This is so good with pasta and bacon!

  • Pastamon 7 years ago

    Is this any good? I want to try this.

  • 7 years ago

    Yeh you can :)

  • Annika 7 years ago

    Can you add the white sauce in the pasta then just add chicken bits?
    thank you very much =))

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