BASIC NON-DAIRY WHITE SAUCE
A basic white sauce using Rich’s Non-Dairy Creamer for all your savory white sauce needs!
Makes 2-1/3 cups
4 T. margarine
16 oz. Rich’s Coffee Rich Non-Dairy Creamer (original), full strength – richwhip.com
1 t. salt
1 t. dry mustard
1/8 t. red cayenne pepper
freshly ground black pepper
3/4 c. water mixed with 1/3 c. unbleached all-purpose flour in jar with tight-fitting lid, and shaken till completely dissolved and smooth
In small saucepan, over low heat, melt margarine.
Add non-dairy creamer, salt, dry mustard, tarragon, nutmeg, red cayenne pepper and a little black pepper. Stir well, then raise heat to medium and cook, stirring often, till very hot.
Add liquid flour mixture, stirring continuously till thickened. Return heat to low, and cook about 4-5 minutes, stirring almost continuously, being careful not to scorch bottom. Remove from heat and use in any savory recipe requiring white sauce.
Notes: The basic nature of this white sauce allows you to insert additional flavors depending on what you’re using it for. Tarragon, basil, rosemary, nutmeg, a little white wine, vegan cheeses etc.
See Imperial Creamed Spinach where this sauce is used.