According to the rules of French cuisine, “Bechamel” is a delicate white sauce with the addition of spices. Basically, milk is used for its preparation, but if you do not like the milk flavor or someone in the family is lactose intolerant, then the sauce for lasagna, moussaka, and other dishes can be prepared without this component. Learn how to make bechamel without milk for all your favorite recipes.


To prepare the sauce you will need:

  • 0,5 liters of vegetable broth (if you want – replace it with meat broth);
  • 60 g of flour;
  • 40 ml of olive oil;
  • nutmeg.

How will we prepare “Bechamel” sauce without milk?

  • In our recipe, the main substitute is broth. Therefore, first you need to boil broth or cast 0.5 liters when cooking the first dish.
  • Pour olive oil into a small saucepan and heat it. Then pour the flour into it and mix quickly, intensively until smooth. Add the nutmeg.
  • Now pour the warm broth into the mixture with a thin stream and mix well. Put the pot on the fire and keep stirring vigorously, bring the mixture to the appearance of the first bubbles. Then reduce the heat to a minimum and simmer for a few more minutes until the sauce is fully cooked.
  • During the preparation of the sauce, it is important to ensure intensive stirring to prevent the formation of lumps. The result should be a homogeneous and delicate sauce.

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