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5 from 1 vote

A Great Little Cheese Sauce

This basic cheese sauce goes great on vegetables, sandwiches, and so much more. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheese Sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 157kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 8 ounces American cheese cubed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoon chopped gives
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground horseraddish
  • salt to taste


  • On medium-low heat in a saucepan melt butter and add flour. Whisk flour so it will blend with butter. Add milk slowly and stir constantly until all is blended and the mixture is smooth. 
  • Add cubed cheese, garlic, chives. horseradish, and blend with white sauce. Stir constantly until cheese is completely melted and sauce is smooth, it should have a medium thick consistency. If the sauce is to thick a little milk may be added. This sauce is great for topping fried mushrooms, baked potatoes, vegetables, pasta or mixed in with ordinary mashed potatoes.


Calories: 157kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 507mg | Potassium: 64mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 390IU | Calcium: 319mg | Iron: 0.4mg
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