Classic Béchamel Sauce Recipe – Tricks and Tips

Classic Béchamel Sauce Recipe

Now it’s time to add milk to the mix. “I recommend using whole fat milk. You can even make it extra creamy by making this recipe half milk, half heavy cream,” Ngo shares.

Once added, stir the sauce for 5 minutes. After the sauce thickens up, you can add salt and pepper, to taste. Then, sprinkle in a dash of nutmeg for a little extra flavor. Nutmeg is the secret ingredient. “Using a sprinkle of fresh nutmeg really enhances [the sauce] by adding a nutty flavor,” Ngo shares.