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Parmesan Cream Sauce

Hands-on time 15 mins
Total time 15 mins
Yield Makes 4 cups
A rich parmesan cream sauce is easy to make with simple ingredients but makes a huge difference when added to pasta dishes or spooned over baked chicken.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a 3-qt. saucepan over medium-high heat. Whisk in flour; cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a boil, and cook, whisking constantly, 1 to 2 minutes or until thickened. Whisk in Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper.