*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Basic White Sauce
 
 Recipe By     : Source:Choice Cooking by the Canadian Diabetes
 Association
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Diabetic                         Sauces
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           2% low-fat milk
    1      tablespoon    all-purpose flour
    1      teaspoon      cornstarch
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
    1      pinch         white pepper
    1      teaspoon      oil
 
 Combine milk, flour, cornstarch and salt in a saucepan or screw-top
 jar.  
 Whisk or shake until there are no dry bits of cornstarch or flour.  
 Stir-cook about 2 minutes, until mixture boils and thickens.  Stir in
 oil. 
  Season with white pepper, if desired.
 
 Each Serving  (1/4 cup)  1 Milk Choice (2%)
 
 Serve on cooked vegetables, meat or fish.  Use as a base for crepe 
 fillings.
 
 Variations:
 
 Herb Sauce:  Stir 1/2 teaspoon each of dried thyme, sweet basil, oregano 
 and parsley into thickened Basic White Sauce.
 
 Bechamel Sauce:  Saute 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion in the 1 
 tablespoon oil when preparing Basic White Sauce, then stir into
 thickened 
 sauce.
 
 
 Cream Salmon on Toast for 1
 Add 2 oz. flaked salmon, 2 Tablespoon frozen peas, 1 slice whole wheat 
 bread, toasted.
 
 Add  salmon to 1/4 up white sauce, thaw frozen peas under hot water, add 
 to white sauce and salmon, mix well. Toast bread, put sauce mixture over 
 toast for lunch.
 
 Choices are:  1 milk choice, 2 protein choices, 1/4 fruit/vegetable 
 choice, 1 starch
 
 
 
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 NOTES : ISBN 0-919601-69-3