Rating: 5 stars
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Recipe by Cooking Light March 1999

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Yield:
2 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Place flour in a medium, heavy saucepan; gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk until blended. Place over medium heat; cook until thick (about 8 minutes), stirring constantly. Remove from heat; add cheese, stirring until melted.

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  • Swiss Cheese Sauce: Substitute 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese for the shredded cheddar cheese. Then proceed with the recipe.

  • CALORIES 186 (44% from fat); FAT 1g (sat 9g, mono 4g, poly 3g); PROTEIN 9g; CARB 7g; FIBER 2g; CHOL 31mg; IRON 5mg; SODIUM 135mg; CALC 424mg

  • Gruyère Cheese Sauce: Substitute 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded Gruyère cheese and 1/3 cup (about 1 1/2 ounces) finely grated fresh Parmesan for the shredded cheddar cheese. Then proceed with the recipe.

  • CALORIES 209 (47% from fat); FAT 11g (sat 6g, mono 3g, poly 5g); PROTEIN 9g; CARB 2g; FIBER 2g; CHOL 35mg; IRON 5mg; SODIUM 303mg; CALC 492mg

  • Asiago Cheese Sauce: Substitute 1 cup (4 ounces) grated Asiago cheese for the shredded cheddar cheese. Then proceed with the recipe.

  • CALORIES 191 (41% from fat); FAT 7g (sat 5g, mono 5g, poly 2g); PROTEIN 9g; CARB 7g; FIBER 2g; CHOL 24mg; IRON 7mg; SODIUM 515mg; CALC 487mg

  • Smoked Gouda Cheese Sauce: Substitute 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded smoked Gouda cheese for the shredded cheddar cheese. Then proceed with the recipe.

  • CALORIES 155 (42% from fat); FAT 2g (sat 6g, mono 2g, poly 2g); PROTEIN 1g; CARB 3g; FIBER 2g; CHOL 29mg; IRON 5mg; SODIUM 235mg; CALC 300mg

Nutrition Facts

222 calories; calories from fat 53%; fat 13.1g; saturated fat 8.3g; mono fat 3.7g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 13.6g; carbohydrates 12.2g; fiber 0.2g; cholesterol 42mg; iron 0.7mg; sodium 281mg; calcium 407mg.
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