Basic Cheese Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Basic Cheese Sauce recipe? Learn how to make Basic Cheese Sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ruthhawkins

Makes 12 servings



Cheese sauce for Veggies or pasta

Recipe Ingredients for Basic Cheese Sauce

3 tbsp light margarine
1/2 cup flour
2 cups milk
1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese

Recipe Directions for Basic Cheese Sauce

  1. Melt margarine and stir in flour until butter is absorbed and you have a paste.

  2. Gradually add milk, whisking to make smooth rue.

  3. Add in cheese and stir until melted.

  4. Salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Can add a bit of beer, or dry mustard for different taste.

Categories

Cheese, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 63.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
122
Calories from Fat
76
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.4g
13%
Saturated Fat
4.0g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
18mg
6%
Sodium
138mg
6%
Potassium
82mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
6.1g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
0%
Sugars
2.1g
Protein
5.4g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 15% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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