Cheese Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy cheese sauce recipe? Learn how to make cheese sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by heartopen

Makes 8 servings



homemade macaroni and cheese sauce

Recipe Ingredients for cheese sauce

1 tbsp butter
1 1/2 tbsp flour
1 1/2 cups 2% milk
1 cup grated cheddar cheese

Recipe Directions for cheese sauce

  1. melt butter in saucepan over low heat.

  2. sprinkle flour into pan, stir for 2 minutes.

  3. slowly add milk and whisk for 4 or 5 minutes.

  4. add cheese and stir until smooth.

  5. add salt and pepper to taste.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 63.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
98
Calories from Fat
63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.0g
11%
Saturated Fat
4.5g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
22mg
7%
Sodium
117mg
5%
Potassium
84mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
3.4g
1%
Sugars
2.4g
Protein
5.2g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 16% Iron 1%
* 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
C+
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
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