CHEESE SAUCE

This very simple homemade cheese sauce recipe is glorious on mac'n'cheese, baked potatoes or steamed veg. Find more delicious world and pescetarian recipes at eastvankitchen.com
This very simple homemade cheese sauce recipe is glorious on mac'n'cheese, baked potatoes or steamed veg. Find more delicious world and pescetarian recipes at eastvankitchen.com
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CHEESE SAUCE

This rich Cheese Sauce is great in a Mac’n’Cheese or on roasted veg!

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Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 2 cups room temp cream
  • 4 cups grated cheddar or a mix
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • lemon juice to taste

OPTIONAL

  • dijon mustard
  • ground nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Start a medium-sized pot over medium-low heat.
  2. Add the butter.
  3. From this point don’t stop whisking until it’s done!
  4. When the butter’s all melted, gradually add the flour.
  5. When your mix starts to smell like shortbread, gradually add the milk.
  6. When your mix is thick, glossy + smooth, add the cheese.
  7. When the cheese has all melted, add salt, pepper + lemon juice to taste.
  8. OPTIONAL: add dijon or ground nutmeg to taste.

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