How to make parsley sauce video

Check out our step-by-step video recipe for parsley sauce and you'll be able to whip up this creamy classic in no time.
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Cooking time: 10 - 30 minutes

Large saucepan
Wooden spoon
Measuring jug
Sliced onion
Salt and pepper
425ml milk
Parsley stalks
1 bay leaf
10 black peppercorns
40g butter
20g plain flour
4 heaped tbsp chopped parsley
1 tsp lemon juice 


1. Add cold milk into pan
2. Next add onion, bay leaf, parsley stalks, peppercorns and stir
3. Bring to simmering point and cook on a low heat for 5 minutes
4. Drain the mixture through a sieve and transfer milk back into measuring jug
5. Put pan on low heat and add in butter until it melts then add the flour
6. Stir until it forms a thick paste
7. Keep stirring for roughly 5 minutes so that it doesn't stick to pan
8. Take off heat and stir in small amounts of milk slowly - use a whisk to remove any lumps
9. Transfer pan back to heat and cook for another 5 minutes while the sauce thickens
10. Turn heat down, season with salt and pepper
11. Add the chopped parsley and lemon juice
12. Finally add more salt and pepper

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