How to Make Béchamel Sauce

Learn how to make Béchamel Sauce, one of French cuisine's "mother sauces," with our step-by-step guide.

Form Roux to Thicken Bechamel
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Step 3

Wipe the pan clean with paper towels. Melt butter in pan over medium heat. Add flour to pan and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly to form a roux that will thicken the sauce.

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