This basic white sauce recipe is so versatile, and can be dressed-up or dressed-down for any occasion.

Each serving provides 657 kcal, 23g protein, 46g carbohydrates (of which 27g sugars), 43g fat (of which 27g saturates), 1g fibre and 2.1g salt.



White sauce is most commonly used in Britain as part of comfort foods such as cauliflower cheese, lasagne or moussaka. In Spain, they eat wonderful croquettes from very thick chilled white sauce mixed with ham or fish, then breaded and fried.