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Homemade Cheese Sauce
Homemade Cheese Sauce

Homemade Cheese Sauce

15 Min(s)
15 Min(s) Prep
Delight your taste buds with this recipe for Homemade Cheese Sauce. This creamy Homemade Cheese Sauce is full of delicious cheddar cheese flavor.
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12 servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
2 cups milk
1 pkg. (8 oz.) KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
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Let's Make It
1
Melt butter in medium saucepan on low heat.
2
Add flour and salt; mix well. Cook 2 min. or until hot and bubbly, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in milk.
3
Bring to boil on medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir 2 min. or until thickened.
4
Add cheese; cook on medium-low heat 3 to 5 min. or until completely melted, stirring constantly.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Special Extra
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.
Tip 2
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.
Tip 3
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.
Tip 4
Serving Suggestion
Serve over hot cooked vegetables, or as the base for your favorite scalloped potato recipe, pasta dish or hearty casserole.
Nutrition
Calories
140
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
14%
Saturated Fat 7g
35%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg
10%
Sodium 160mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates 5g
2%
Dietary Fibers 0.7453g
3%
Sugars 2g
4%
Protein 6g
12%
Vitamin A
8%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
4%
Iron
0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
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.
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