Cheese Sauce

Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro, Laura Zapalowski



Makes about 4 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes


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


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.

December 2004
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