Mornay Sauce

Mornay Sauce Recipe
This Mornay Sauce Recipe is great as a base for pastas, or topping on grilled seafood.

This Mornay Sauce Recipe is great as a base for pastas, on top of eggs, or topping on grilled seafood or chicken. It’s also one of the key ingredients on a Croque Madame or the Hot Brown Turkey Sandwich.

This creamy white sauce, one of the French Mother Sauces, is made with a roux and Romano cheese.

Mornay Sauce Recipe

Mornay Sauce

This Mornay Sauce Recipe is great as a base for pastas, on top of eggs, or topping on grilled seafood or chicken. It's also one of the key ingredients on a Croque Madame or the Hot Brown Turkey Sandwich. This creamy white sauce, one of the French Mother Sauces, is made with a roux and Romano cheese.
Course Sauce
Cuisine French
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 2 ounces butter
  • 2 ounces flour
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup romano cheese grated (plus more for garnish)

Instructions
 

  • Make a mornay sauce by cooking the butter and flour in a saucepot for 2-3 minutes, or until you notice a nutty aroma.
  • Slowly add heavy cream, whisking constantly to avoid lumps. When it bubbles, whisk in the cheese. Add white pepper and salt to taste.
  • Remove from heat and set aside until ready to use.

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