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Bechamel Sauce
from: Karen Sonnessa -

Linda's Kitchen
Simple and Inspiring Recipes for Meals without Meat by Linda McCartney
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Adapted from: LINDA'S KITCHEN by Linda McCartney (Little, Brown)
Serving Size: 6

  • 4 ounces margarine OR soy margarine
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    -- or less as needed
  • 2 cups soy milk -- warmed
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground pepper
Melt the butter in a small, heavy-bottomed saucepan.
Gradually stir in the flour.
Add the warm milk slowly, stirring all the time until the sauce thickens.
Season to taste with nutmeg, salt and pepper and simmer over a very low heat for 5-6 minutes.

Notes: Makes 2 cups. (PER SERVING: 178 cals, 15.5 g fat)