Cheddar Cheese Sauce

Lynnda Cloutier


There’s always a reason to have cheddar cheese sauce on hand. Everything goes with it. Warm oozing cheese is never a bad idea.Source: the good stuff

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2 c
whole milk
1/4 c
(1/2 stick) unsalted butter
1/4 c
1 c
grated sharp cheddar cheese
1 1/2 tsp
ground cayenne
sea salt and black pepper

How to Make Cheddar Cheese Sauce


  • 1Heat milk in large pan over medium heat til you see bubbles forming on top. Meanwhile, melt butter in another pan and stir in flour to make a roux.
  • 2Add warm milk, whisking constantly and continue cooking til mixture thickens, about 5 minutes. Add cheese, whisking constantly to mix. Season with cayenne and salt and pepper to taste. Strain through a sieve to remove any lumps before serving.
    Makes 3 cups.

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Course/Dish: Other Sauces

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