white sauce

noun

Definition of white sauce

: a sauce consisting essentially of a roux with milk, cream, or stock and seasoning

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Add a thin layer of Bolognese, than drizzle thin layer of white sauce on top. Fox News, "Rocco DiSpirito's Mother's Day Recipes," 8 May 2015 Sandwiches and simple platters of beef gyro, chicken and falafel await, as does the chain’s inimitable white sauce, as if sent from heaven, if not the god of mayonnaise. Anna Caplan, star-telegram, "Halal Guys just might be the champ of Arlington's Champions Park dining scene | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 22 Mar. 2018 Top with the remaining white sauce, and then sprinkle the remaining Parmigiano over the entire surface of the lasagna. Fox News, "Rocco DiSpirito's Mother's Day Recipes," 8 May 2015 Whisk in the hot milk to form a thick and creamy white sauce and cook, stirring, for about 2 minutes more. Ina Garten, House Beautiful, "Ina Garten's Mac and Cheese," 5 Aug. 2010 And, sadly, while a friend told me staffers visit tables to ladle the precious white sauce atop your food, there was none of that on our visit. Anna Caplan, star-telegram, "Halal Guys just might be the champ of Arlington's Champions Park dining scene | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 22 Mar. 2018 Also among the nine taco fillings are curry cauliflower ($3) and smoked brisket with Alabama white sauce ($3.50). Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Blue Bat Kitchen is serving tacos and tequila in the Third Ward," 28 Apr. 2018 Stir in Parmesan cheese and black pepper; set white sauce aside. Good Housekeeping, "Salmon Lasagna Recipe," 14 Oct. 2014 Our White Mushroom featured a flavorful if stingy sprinkling of button mushrooms, spinach and roasted garlic atop a light, white sauce. Anna Caplan, star-telegram, "Urban Bricks' serviceable fast-casual pizza in north Arlington lacking in authenticity | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 11 Apr. 2018

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1723, in the meaning defined above

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white sauce

noun

English Language Learners Definition of white sauce

: a light-colored sauce that is made with milk, cream, or broth and that is thickened with flour

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