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How to Make a Roux: Step-by-Step Guide

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Sep 28, 2021 • 3 min read

Roux is the secret ingredient that gives a luxurious finish to some of our favorite dishes—it makes its way into creamy sauce in macaroni and cheese and transforms meat drippings into satiny gravy that we drizzle over our sunday roast. Learning to make a simple roux is easy with our recipe below.