Mornay sauce – great with cauliflower!
This mornay sauce, or sauce mornay, is a quick and great tasting sauce recipe to make. This mornay recipe is often used with cauliflower to make a cauliflower mornay.
Ingredients – as required | Cooking time 15 mins
- 100ml white (bechamel) sauce
- 30g cheese
- Sea salt / pepper
- Make the Béchamel sauce.
- Whisk in the grated cheese and season to taste.
- Cut out a circle of greaseproof paper (cartouche) and place it on the top of your sauce in the saucepan. This will stop a skin forming on top of the mornay sauce. Place the saucepan in a bain marie to keep the mornay sauce warm until required.
If you wish to make a richer mornay sauce, whisk in an egg yolk when adding the cheese, but do not allow the mornay sauce to reboil.
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