White Sauce Mix
Recipe type: Sauces
Serves: 0
  • 2 Cups instant nonfat dry milk OR
  • 1 1/2 Cups regular non fat dry milk
  • 1 Cup unbleached flour
  • 1 Cup butter
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  1. In a large bowl combine dry milk, flour, and salt. Mix well. with a pastry blender cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Lightly pack in a large airtight container. Label White Sauce Mix and store in refrigerator. Use within 2 months. Makes about 1 quart of mix. TO MAKE BASIC WHITE SAUCE: Use 1/2 cup WHITE SAUCE MIX and 1 cup of cool water. Combine in a small sauce pan (for thinner white sauce decrease the mix to 1/4 cup or for thicker white sauce increase mix to 3/4 cup). Cook over low heat until smooth, tirring constantly. Season with pepper, herbs, and spices. Makes about 1 1/2 cups of sauce.
VARIATIONS: Substitute milk, tomato juice or chicken or beef stock for all or part of the water.

Cheese Sauce: Add 1/2 to 1 cup Shredded Cheddar cheese after mixture thickens. Stir until cheese is melted. Curry Sauce: Add 1 t curry powder to thickened mixture.
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