Add flour and salt; mix well. Cook 2 min. or until hot and bubbly, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in milk.
Bring to boil on medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir 2 min. or until thickened.
Add cheese; cook on medium-low heat 3 to 5 min. or until completely melted, stirring constantly.
Add one or more of the following ingredients to the prepared cheese sauce: dried herbs, chopped fresh herbs, GREY POUPON Dijon Mustard, KRAFT Prepared Horseradish, or your favorite hot pepper sauce.
How to Make a Thinner Cheese Sauce
Prepare recipe as directed, reducing the butter and flour to 2 Tbsp. each. Use as a base for your favorite homemade cheese soup.
For a Creamier Cheese Sauce
Prepare recipe as directed, substituting 1/4 lb. (4 oz.) cubed VELVEETA® for 1 cup of the shredded cheese; cook on medium-low heat until completely melted, stirring constantly.
Serve over hot cooked vegetables, or as the base for your favorite scalloped potato recipe, pasta dish or hearty casserole.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 5g
Dietary Fibers 0.7453g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
12 servings, about 1/4 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.