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Chile-Cheese Sauce

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield Makes about 3 cups
  

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 (4.5-oz.) can chopped green chiles
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over medium-low heat; add flour, whisking until smooth. Cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Increase heat to medium, and gradually add milk; cook, whisking constantly, until slightly thickened. Remove from heat; add cheese and remaining ingredients, stirring until cheese melts. Keep warm.