Mornay Sauce

Geoffry Le Cher



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2 c
4 Tbsp
4 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
onions, minced
bay leaf
3 Tbsp
swiss cheese, grated
3 Tbsp
parmesan cheese, grated
2 Tbsp
heavy cream

How to Make Mornay Sauce


  • 1Bring milk, onion and bay leaf to a full boil.
  • 2Let stand for 10 minutes. Strain.
  • 3Over low heat, melt butter in sauce pan, add flour, cook until light brown.
  • 4Gradually add milk and cream, stirring constantly, until mixture starts to boil.
  • 5Stir in salt and pepper to taste.
  • 6Cook over low heat, stirring often, about 10 minutes.
  • 7If not completely smooth, strain.
  • 8Sprinkle in cheese then stir until melted and smooth.
  • 9Serve with pasta, eggs, vegetables or fish.

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About Mornay Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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