White Sauce for Pasta

White Sauce for Pasta

"'My husband, Jimmy, and I created the recipe for this creamy, versatile sauce,' says field editor Ruth Marie Lyons of Boulder, Colorado. 'I like to serve it over pasta and cooked vegetables...or draped on turkey, chicken, shrimp or tuna.'"
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Ingredients

10 m servings
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Directions

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  1. In a saucepan, melt margarine. Stir in flour, butter-flavored granules and bouillon until blended. Gradually add water and milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Season with pepper.

Footnotes

  • This recipe was tested with Butter Buds butter-flavored mix.
  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1/4 cup) equals 46 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 476 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat.

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This was a great recipe! We used it on chees ravioli. We didn't have any butter granules, so we skipped it. We we added a few shakes of garlic powder and it was wonderful. Everyone in the fam...

Most helpful critical review

Good. Second time I was missing ingredients... so I used real butter, no buds, chicken stock, and 2% milk. Also spiced it up with sauteed (sp?) garlic and onion. MUCH better!

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This was a great recipe! We used it on chees ravioli. We didn't have any butter granules, so we skipped it. We we added a few shakes of garlic powder and it was wonderful. Everyone in the fam...

This recipe break my cardinal rule of only making recipes with LOTS of 4/5 stars. I needed a simple white sauce recipe that I had all of the ingredient on hand for (ruling out almost all of the...

Easy and quick. I used bouillon cubes and regular margarine (not the buds). I also added a little Parmesan cheese at the end.

This is a great med-thick bechamel sauce; very versatile. I like to add some garlic powder and a few handfuls of cheese at the end (combo parmesan, mozzarella, cheddar, etc). Then I put cooked c...

Made as directed, except I added Parmesan cheese and garlic powder, would have been very bland without them. Sauce seemed a bit thin, so I added a slurry of cornstarch, but then it was too thic...

Very good! I followed the recipe exactly, using Butter Buds sprinkles (found in the spice aisle...the kind you might shake on popcorn) and it was delish! I was worried that it would taste like...

very easy to make, but if your using it for the main flavor of your pasta dish- try adding some strong cheese flavor like asiago. Alone it's pretty much gravy. Still very easy:)

I have been looking for a recipe like this for a while - something to try in place of the Knorr packages. I can make this with things I almost always have on hand. I don't know what butter granu...

Super Tasty, I am going to eat this sauce with everything from now on for the rest of my life. I didn't have any butter granules and just skipped them, and also subbed corn starch instead of fl...

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