Recipe: Basic Cheese Sauce

Super easy and basic cheese sauce that produces a really delicious and non-Velveeta semi-liquid for all your cheese sauce purposes. Good for casseroles, vegetables, mac and cheese, and even my preferred usage: nachos!

Basic Cheese Sauce

AuthorMabDifficultyBeginner

Yields3 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins

Ingredients
 65 g butter
 75 g flour
 250 g cheese, grated or chopped finely (I used cheddar)
 400 ml milk
 salt, pepper, paprika, turmeric, other spices, to taste

Directions
1

Melt the butter completely in a saucepan over low heat.

2

Make a roux by adding flour and stirring contentiously until completely combined and forming a paste.

3

Add about half the milk in slowly, making sure to stir continuously to keep the sauce smooth.

4

Add in the cheese, spices, and the rest of the milk slowly.

5

When the cheese is completely melted you can adjust the flour or milk in order to adjust consistency.

Ingredients

Ingredients
 65 g butter
 75 g flour
 250 g cheese, grated or chopped finely (I used cheddar)
 400 ml milk
 salt, pepper, paprika, turmeric, other spices, to taste

Directions

Directions
1

Melt the butter completely in a saucepan over low heat.

2

Make a roux by adding flour and stirring contentiously until completely combined and forming a paste.

3

Add about half the milk in slowly, making sure to stir continuously to keep the sauce smooth.

4

Add in the cheese, spices, and the rest of the milk slowly.

5

When the cheese is completely melted you can adjust the flour or milk in order to adjust consistency.

Basic Cheese Sauce

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