Flour & Butter Roux

(Make First)

  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 cup flour; more as needed

In a saute pan, over MEDIUM LOW HEAT, melt the butter, add the flour. Constantly stir and cook the flour until it is SLIGHTLY Light Browned in color and has a nutty aroma, take off the heat as it will continue to cook from the heat of the pan, Place in a bowl to cool and bring to room temperature. (This can be made ahead and stored in the refrigerator for future use, for thickening sauces and soups.)