How to make the perfect white sauce every single time

perfect white sauce

It’s that time of the evening you’re craving for some white sauce pasta, but you can’t be bothered making an elaborate meal; white sauce takes time, not to mention it needs loads of butter, thickened cream and what not..”do I even have this in my kitchen pantry?”, you wonder. “I’d rather eat out..”

NOT SO SOON..

I’m going to tell you a little trick that will help you make the perfect white sauce within minutes. What’s more? NO MORE LUMPS and you will get it right every single time!

The simplicity of this recipe also makes it foolproof. But be warned, this is one of those hack recipes, which is appealing given it’s cost-benefit aspect..pardon my jargon, I had to say that!

Now that’s out of the way, here’s the trick,

In a tumbler, add 200 ml boiling water, a stock cube and 2 heaped tablespoons of white flour. Mix it well dissolve the flour completely. Keep it aside. 

Recipe suggestion – {Creamy Mushroom & Spinach Spaghetti}

mushroom spaghetti

  1. Start by browning some crushed garlic cloves in olive oil. Add to it some mushrooms, season with salt and freshly cracked pepper; allow it to shrink in size.
  2. To this add 1 cup of full cream milk and stir to combine.
  3. Add in your favourite greens – spinach or broccoli florets.
  4. Allow for the veggies to cook for a minute and add in the stock-flour solution!
  5. Stir well until the sauce thickens. That’s it! Add in cooked spaghetti and top it off with grated parmesan cheese and parsley/oregano seasoning (or fresh leaves)!

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The quick way to making delicious White Sauce Pasta!

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • For the sauce,
  • 1 cup (250 ml) full-cream milk
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 1 cup (250 ml) boiling water
  • Salt
  • Cracked pepper
  • Herbs (parsley/oregano) - fresh or dried

Instructions

  1. In a tumbler, add 200 ml boiling water, a stock cube and 2 heaped tablespoons of white flour.
  2. Mix it well dissolve the flour completely. Keep it aside.
  3. So to make some delicious mushroom pasta,
  4. You would first start by browning some crushed garlic cloves in olive oil.
  5. Add to it some mushrooms, season with salt and freshly cracked pepper and allow it to shrink in size.
  6. To this add 1 cup of full cream milk and stir to combine.
  7. Then add in your favourite greens - spinach or broccoli florets.
  8. Allow for the veggies to cook for a minute and add in the stock-flour solution!
  9. Stir well until the sauce thickens.
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