Colby-Jack Cheese Sauce

recipe
Versatile soup bases are seasoned pastes that add a big boost of concentrated flavor, similar to bouillon granules but much grander in taste.

Yield:

Makes 2 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 6 Minutes

Ingredients

1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon jarred chicken soup base
1 1/2 cups milk
1 cup (4 oz.) shredded Colby-Jack cheese
1 tablespoon horseradish
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Preparation

1. Melt 1/4 cup butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat; whisk in flour and chicken soup base until smooth. Cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Gradually whisk in 1 1/2 cups milk; cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, 3 to 5 minutes or until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat, and whisk in Colby-Jack cheese, horseradish, and pepper, whisking until cheese is melted.

Sharon Buterbaugh, Afton, Virginia,

Southern Living

March 2008
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note