Homemade Mornay Sauce Recipe

Homemade Mornay Sauce Recipe

This homemade mornay sauce goes well with lasagne, cauliflower or broccoli au gratin, as well as oysters.

What is Mornay sauce made of?

Mornay sauce is a béchamel sauce enriched with Gruyère cheese and occasionally Parmesan.  It is an perfect accompaniment for eggs--a classic, eggs Mornay, is only a variation on Eggs Benedict created with Mornay sauce instead of the customary hollandaise.

Best Mornay Sauce Recipe

In case you've made macaroni and cheese from scratch prior to, the components and instructions for this particular Mornay sauce might appear familiar to you, as a béchamel with cheese included is frequently the recipe to the cheese sauce at homemade mac and cheese.  Therefore, it's an perfect accompaniment to pasta in addition to steamed vegetables like spinach at the Florentine style.  You might also enjoy it spooned over poultry or fish.

Ingredients :

  1. preparation time 5 minutes
  2. cooking time 5 minutes
  3. makes 2 cups
  4. 1 cup (250ml) béchamel sauce
  5. ¼ cup (60ml) cream
  6. 1 egg yolk
  7. 1 cup (120g) coarsely grated emmentaler cheese

Method :

  1. Bring béchamel to a boil in medium saucepan, add cream and egg yolk, whisk 1 minute.
  2. Remove sauce from heat; add cheese, stir until cheese melts.

Tip : Substitute gruyère or cheddar for emmentaler.

Mornay Sauce Recipe

Nutritional Facts per Tablespoon :

4.4g total fat (2.8g saturated fat); 222kJ (53 cal); 1.4g carbohydrate; 2.2g protein; 0.0 fiber.

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