White Sauce

Great for:

Soup base, Scalloped potatoes, White Pizza Sauce, Cheesy Cauliflower. Gravy base, Alfredo sauce

Author: POW! Kitchens
Recipe type: Sauce
Cuisine: Paleo, Gluten Free, *Dairy Free
Kid approved: yes



Melt & medium heat

  • 2 T oil of your choice (butter, coconut oil, ghee, olive oil)


Whisk for 1 minute

Adjust thick or thin by adding more or less flour


  • 1 ½ c milk of your choice (coconut, almond, soy, cow, half & half, water)

Heat 2-3 minutes

  • 1 teaspoon (or to taste) salt & spices – some suggestions: cayenne, paprika, turmeric, garlic powder, celery salt, pepper


  • Cook diced onions, celery, garlic and/or mushrooms in the butter before adding flour. This makes a good substitute for canned soups.

  • Add 1-2 cups of cheddar, Parmesan, Swiss or other types of cheese

  • Add 1 Tbs. Dijon mustard

  • Add any seasonings such as poultry seasoning, nutmeg, onion powder, seasoned salt, curry powder, parsley, chives…

  • Substitute chicken or vegetable broth for 1/2 the milk

  • Cheesy Vegan White Sauce add Nutritional Yeast

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Tara Lilley