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Cheese Sauce

Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro, Laura Zapalowski
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 8 mins
Yield Makes about 4 cups
  

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chiles, undrained
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over medium-low heat; whisk in flour until smooth. Cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk; cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, 5 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat, and whisk in remaining ingredients.