Rating: 4.5 stars
455 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 341
  • 4 star values: 82
  • 3 star values: 20
  • 2 star values: 7
  • 1 star values: 5

The basic white sauce that your mother probably taught you, with cheese thrown in for yumminess. Definitely helps to convinces kids to eat their vegetables!

Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; whisk flour into butter until smooth. Pour milk into butter mixture and stir with a wooden spoon to combine. Cook and stir until mixture thickens, about 3 minutes. Add Cheddar cheese and stir until cheese is melted, about 3 minutes more. Season with salt and pepper.

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Editor's Note:

Try serving this over steamed broccoli.

Nutrition Facts

178 calories; protein 8.7g; carbohydrates 4.3g; fat 14g; cholesterol 43.1mg; sodium 245.3mg. Full Nutrition
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