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Classic White Sauce

A classic sauce.  Use as is or add cheese, vegetables, dried beef, chicken, etc.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Yield: 1 cup


  • 1 tablespoon Argo® Corn Starch
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter OR margarine
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Stove Top: Combine corn starch and milk in a small saucepan; stir until smooth. Add butter, salt and pepper. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil and boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  2. Microwave: Combine corn starch and milk in a 2-quart microwave-safe bowl; stir until smooth. Microwave on HIGH (100%) for 2 minutes; remove and stir. Microwave 1 to 2 minutes more, or until mixture thickens and boils for 1 minute. Remove from microwave. Stir in butter, salt and pepper.
  3. Makes a delicious, creamy sauce for vegetables, casseroles, chicken or seafood.