How To Make A Roux

A roux is flour and butter cooked together to create a thick sauce. It is whisked over heat until smooth to your desired darkness. Learn how to create a white roux, also known as Béchamel sauce.

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Step 1:

Melt butter over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add equal parts flour to the melted butter.

Step 3:

Whisk to incorporate flour and cook evenly until smooth.

Step 4:

Continue whisking until roux becomes a light golden brown color

Step 5:

Add seasoning and serve on top of completed dish.