Basic White Sauce

A basic white sauce plus cheese makes the perfect base for this delicious, six cheese chicken casserole.

White sauce is a great base to many an other sauce, including alfredo*. Absolutely easy to make, you’ll quickly see how versatile this recipe is by simply adding dill, Parmesan cheese or cheddar cheese.

Basic White Sauce
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
1 tsp Thickenthin/Not starch
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/4 tsp pepper

Over medium/low heat in a saucepan, melt butter. Add Thicken/Thin, stirring until mixture is smooth and bubbly.
Remove from heat. Add cream and pepper. Return to heat and bring to a simmer, stirring often.
Makes 1 cup white sauce.
Nutritional information per 1/4 cup: Calories: 510, Carbohydrates: 3 g, Fiber: 0 g, Net Carbohydrates: 3 g, Protein: 2.5 g, Fat: 54 g

*Alfredo recipe coming tomorrow

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  1. Tammy poole says

    If thicka nod thin isn’t available any more, what can you use that is induction friendly?


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