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old fashioned cream sauce

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

This is mom's favorite cream sauce. This sauce is very versatile; and can be used with 2 cups of your favorite cooked chicken, ham, turkey, ground beef, roast,fish, shrimp, crawfish, lobster ,pork, spam, tuna fish, dried beef or just with your favorite cooked vegetables, broccoli, asparagus, corn , good with scrambled eggs and bacon too,etc.

(3 ratings)
yield 4 servings
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For old fashioned cream sauce

  • 3 Tbsp
    bacon grease
  • 1/4 c
    diced onion
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp
    celery seed
  • 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 12 oz
    can evaporated milk or cream
  • 3 oz
    pkg. softened cream cheese, cut in chunks
  • 3/4 c
    broth- flavor depends on type of protein or vegetables you are using
  • 2 c
    cooked shredded meat or seafood or chopped vegetables
  • 1 1/2 c
    frozen peas and carrots ,thawed
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 lg
    buttermilk biscuits, texas toast or thick garlic toast

How To Make old fashioned cream sauce

  • 1
    Heat grease in medium saucepan over medium heat until hot. Sauté onion 2 minutes, stir in salt and pepper, thyme,celery salt, garlic powder and flour. Whisk in milk and broth then cream cheese chunks stir until cheese melts and mixture begins to bubble.
  • 2
    Stir in the 2 cups of whatever you are using , such as chicken or seafood or just asparagus, etc. If meat or seafood is used, stir in the thawed peas and carrots and cook until heated through and vegetables are tender. Remove from heat; stir in parsley. Serve over split country biscuits of thick toasted garlic toast or Texas toast.
  • 3
    good with scrambled eggs and bacon on biscuits too.