Cheddar Cheese Sauce

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Nutritional Information

Calories 222
Caloriesfromfat 53 %
Fat 13.1 g
Satfat 8.3 g
Monofat 3.7 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 13.6 g
Carbohydrate 12.2 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 42 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 281 mg
Calcium 407 mg

Ingredients

1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups 1% low-fat milk
1 1/4 cups (5 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Preparation

Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Place flour in a medium, heavy saucepan; gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk until blended. Place over medium heat; cook until thick (about 8 minutes), stirring constantly. Remove from heat; add cheese, stirring until melted.

Swiss Cheese Sauce: Substitute 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese for the shredded cheddar cheese. Then proceed with the recipe.

CALORIES 186 (44% from fat); FAT 9.1g (sat 5.9g, mono 2.4g, poly 0.3g); PROTEIN 12.9g; CARB 12.7g; FIBER 0.2g; CHOL 31mg; IRON 0.5mg; SODIUM 135mg; CALC 424mg

Gruyère Cheese Sauce: Substitute 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded Gruyère cheese and 1/3 cup (about 1 1/2 ounces) finely grated fresh Parmesan for the shredded cheddar cheese. Then proceed with the recipe.

CALORIES 209 (47% from fat); FAT 11g (sat 6.6g, mono 3.3g, poly 0.5g); PROTEIN 14.9g; CARB 12.2g; FIBER 0.2g; CHOL 35mg; IRON 0.5mg; SODIUM 303mg; CALC 492mg

Asiago Cheese Sauce: Substitute 1 cup (4 ounces) grated Asiago cheese for the shredded cheddar cheese. Then proceed with the recipe.

CALORIES 191 (41% from fat); FAT 8.7g (sat 5.5g, mono 2.5g, poly 0.2g); PROTEIN 14.9g; CARB 12.7g; FIBER 0.2g; CHOL 24mg; IRON 0.7mg; SODIUM 515mg; CALC 487mg

Smoked Gouda Cheese Sauce: Substitute 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded smoked Gouda cheese for the shredded cheddar cheese. Then proceed with the recipe.

CALORIES 155 (42% from fat); FAT 7.2g (sat 4.6g, mono 2g, poly 0.2g); PROTEIN 10.1g; CARB 12.3g; FIBER 0.2g; CHOL 29mg; IRON 0.5mg; SODIUM 235mg; CALC 300mg

Note:

March 1999