Cheese Sauce

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2 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)


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1 tablespoon butter or margarine
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 1/2 cups 1% low-fat milk
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded white cheddar cheese
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon grated whole or dash of dried nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon black pepper


Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the flour, stirring with a whisk. Gradually add the milk, stirring with a whisk until well-blended. Cook until slightly thick (about 10 minutes), stirring constantly. Remove from heat; add cheese and remaining ingredients, stirring until the cheese melts.

Created date

April 2000

Nutritional Information

Calories 42
Caloriesfromfat 47 %
Fat 2.3 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Monofat 0.7 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 2.3 g
Carbohydrate 3 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 85 mg
Calcium 73 mg