Sauces & Rubs

Completely Keto Bechamel Sauce

In a quaint, sunlit kitchen nestled in the rolling hills of a town where everyone knew each other’s names, an inventive home cook named Isabella embarked on a culinary quest. Known for her vibrant garden and a knack for transforming her harvest into delightful keto-friendly dishes, Isabella set her sights on reimagining a classic sauce: the Bechamel. Her goal was to create a version that could bring comfort and joy to her keto-following friends without straying from their dietary path.

With a basket of fresh herbs from her garden, Isabella melted butter in her favorite cast-iron skillet, whisked in almond flour to form a roux, and slowly added heavy cream mixed with water, infusing the mixture with nutmeg and bay leaves for a hint of warmth and depth. The result was a creamy, velvety Completely Keto Bechamel Sauce that was both rich and comforting.

Isabella debuted her sauce at a small dinner party, drizzling it over a dish of keto lasagna made with zucchini slices in place of noodles, and a side of roasted vegetables from her garden. The sauce enveloped the dishes in a silky embrace, transforming them into a gourmet experience that left her friends in awe.

The dinner party lingered long into the evening, with the Bechamel Sauce becoming the night’s star. But as the candles burned low and the plates were cleared, it was clear that Isabella’s creation was more than just a culinary success; it was a source of inspiration. It sparked conversations about creativity within constraints, about the beauty of sharing a meal that everyone could enjoy regardless of their dietary choices.

Isabella’s Completely Keto Bechamel Sauce didn’t just enhance a meal; it wove a thread of connection among friends, encouraging them to explore and celebrate the possibilities within their own kitchens. And as they departed, warmed by the glow of friendship and good food, they carried with them the memory of a sauce that was, in every sense, a labor of love—a reminder that the most enduring recipes are those that are shared with hearts as open as their flavors are inviting.

Completely Keto Bechamel Sauce

Course: Sauces & Rubs
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: bechamel sauce, keto bechamel sauce
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8 people


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 6 Tbsp almond flour
  • 3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 bay leaf


  1. Melt the butter on medium-high flame in a small pot. Pour in the almond flour and cook for a minute. Remove from flame and let cool.

  2. Use another pot to heat the cream, water, bay leaf and nutmeg. Combine the other pot into this one after it's heated and mix for two minutes.

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