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Reduced-Fat White Sauce

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Makes 3 Cups


6 tablespoons all-purpose flour, free of lumps
3 cups 1% milk
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, ground
1 large egg, beaten to blend
1 teaspoon butter
1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated


  1. Place flour into a medium saucepan set over medium heat. Slowly add 1 cup milk to saucepan, whisking constantly until mixture is smooth. Slowly add remaining 2 cups milk and nutmeg; whisk for about 10 minutes, until mixture begins to boil and thicken.
  2. Remove saucepan from heat. Add egg, butter and Parmesan to saucepan; whisk until cheese is melted. Season sauce with salt and black pepper.
Course: Sauces
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