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Recipe Summary

Yield:
1 1/2 cups (serving size: about 2 1/2 tablespoons)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place butter in a small saucepan over medium-low heat; cook until butter melts, stirring occasionally. Add onion to pan; cook 10 minutes or until tender (do not brown), stirring occasionally. Sprinkle flour over onion; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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  • Gradually add milk to flour mixture, stirring with a whisk until smooth; bring to a simmer. Simmer 10 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently. Strain mixture through a fine sieve over a bowl; discard solids.

  • Stir in salt, pepper, and nutmeg, if desired.

  • Wipe pan clean with paper towels. Return sauce to pan, and place over medium-low heat. Add Gruyère cheese, stirring until smooth. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

67 calories; fat 5.2g; saturated fat 3.1g; mono fat 1.4g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 2.9g; carbohydrates 2.3g; fiber 0g; cholesterol 16mg; iron 0.1mg; sodium 92mg; calcium 97mg.
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