Creamy Cheddar Cheese Sauce
- 3 tbsp (45 mL) butter
- 3 tbsp (45 mL) all-purpose flour
- 1 3/4 cups (425 mL) milk
- 1 cup (250 mL) grated sharp cheddar cheese (4 oz/125 g)
- 1/2 tsp (2 mL) dry mustard
- 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
- 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) ground cayenne pepper
In (2-qt./1.9-L) Saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add flour; whisk until well blended using Stainless/Silicone Sauce Whisk. Cook 1 minute, whisking constantly (do not allow to brown). Add milk all at once; whisk until smooth. Bring to a simmer, stirring constantly until thickened. Cook an additional 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat. Add cheese, mustard, salt and cayenne pepper; whisk until smooth.
- 2 cups sauce
servings of 1/4 cup (50 mL) sauce
Nutrients per serving:
Calories 140, Total Fat 10 g, Saturated Fat 7 g, Cholesterol 30 mg, Carbohydrate 5 g, Protein 5 g, Sodium 290 mg, Fiber 0 g