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Magic White Sauce

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.

Ingredients

  • 1 c. Milk Master Mix
  • 2 c. water
  • 2 tsp. margarine (optional)

Directions

Place mix in saucepan, stir in water slowly; add margarine. Cook, stirring constantly over medium heat, until thickened and almost boiling. Reduce heat and simmer a few minutes.

Makes 1 ¾ cup.

Per ¼ cup: 65 calories, 0.7 grams (g) fat, 10 g carbohydrate and 171 mg sodium.

 

Variations:

Cream Soup:

•To make cream soup, add 1 cup (or more) cooked vegetables (mashed or diced) or flaked fish to one recipe of Magic White Sauce. Season as desired. Heat to boiling. Makes four servings Add about 1 cup of the following main ingredients to one recipe of Magic White Sauce. If it gets too thick, add some milk.

Corn Soup:

•Add canned corn to Magic White Sauce. Season with chopped and cooked onion or onion salt if desired.

Potato Soup:

•Add mashed potato to Magic White Sauce. Season with minced onion, If soup is too thick, add extra milk.

Spinach Soup:

•Use leftover cooked, canned, frozen or chopped spinach. Strain vegetable after cooking. Add to Magic White Sauce and season with salt and pepper.

Pea Soup:

•Use cooked or canned peas. Strain vegetables if desired. Add to white sauce and season with salt and pepper. Make Magic White Sauce with juice from peas instead of water.

Fish Soup:

•Flake canned salmon or leftover fish. Add fish to Magic White Sauce. Season with onion or onion salt.

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