Recipe for bechamel sauce without wheat flour

Recipe for bechamel sauce without wheat flour

We declare ourselves absolute fans of the Bechamel sauce, ideal as a dough for delicious homemade croquettes or an exquisite lasagna. The only bad thing about this sauce is a number of calories, something obvious when taking wheat flour, oil and butter. However, there is a way to make bechamel much healthier, lighter and that has nothing to envy to the traditional sauce. Next, we show in RecipesFree how to make bechamel sauce without wheat flour, ideal, also, for all those people intolerant to gluten.

1 diner 15m Accompaniment Low difficulty Additional features: Cheap cost, Gluten-free recipe, Boiled Ingredients:

  • 800 milliliters of milk (3â…“ cups)
  • 6 tablespoons of cornmeal or cornstarch
  • 1 pinch of ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 pinch of salt

Steps to follow to make this recipe: 1

First of all, to start preparing the bechamel without wheat flour, put heat in a saucepan about 400 ml of milk. While it is warming up, take a bowl and add the rest of the milk, add the 6 tablespoons of cornmeal and, with the help of some rods, stir until the flour dissolves and there are no lumps.

Recipe for bechamel sauce without wheat flour - Step 1 two

Then add the cornstarch and milk mixture to the warm milk and season with salt and pepper to taste. Add a little nutmeg to enhance the flavor of the gluten-free bechamel sauce. Increase the intensity of the fire and do not stop stirring until the sauce thickens.

Recipe for bechamel sauce without wheat flour - Step 2 3

Once you have the desired texture, add the sauce to a bowl and cover with a bit of plastic wrap stuck to the surface. Let it cool down at room temperature.


Ready! You already have one bechamel sauce without wheat flour Perfect to use with gluten-free croquettes or for celiac-friendly cannelloni, provided that the pasta is also gluten-free. Without a doubt, it is a much lighter sauce and with fewer calories than the traditional one but just as good and rich. It is perfect to drink after so much Christmas excess, so you know, go ahead and prepare it and enjoy this delicious bechamel sauce without wheat flour.

Recipe for bechamel sauce without wheat flour - Step 4

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