Simply sauces: White sauce

Preparation time 5 min
Cooking time 5 min

Serves 4


25g Buttery Taste Spread

25g plain flour

300ml soya milk or semi-skimmed milk


grated cheese

chopped herbs

chopped spinach

pinch nutmeg


cooking instructions



Put Benecol® Buttery Taste Spread in a pan with plain flour.


Cook for 2 minutes until the well combined mixture is sizzling.


Remove from the heat and gradually whisk in the soya or semi-skimmed milk a little at a time.


Return to the heat and bring to the boil, stirring continuously until thickened.


Remove from the heat and stir in your choice of flavouring – (grated cheese, chopped herbs, chopped spinach, pinch nutmeg or sugar)


For a Béchamel sauce infuse the milk (gently bring to just below the boil then let it infuse for 15 minutes) with a couple of parsley stalks, a bay leaf and some pepper corns before using in the sauce.

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