Mustard Cheese Sauce Recipe

Cheese Sauce
Cheese Sauce. Diana Rattray
  • 15 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yield: 1 1/4 Cups (5 servings)

This is an easy cheese sauce recipe which includes a little dry mustard and garlic powder for flavor. Use it as a sauce for vegetables or as a casserole sauce.

For a richer sauce, use half-and-half or light cream.

What You'll Need

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • dash pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese (sharp or mild)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • dash garlic powder

How to Make It

  1. In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, melt the butter.
  2. When the butter begins to foam, stir in flour; cook and stir for about 1 minute.
  3. Stir in salt and pepper.
  4. Gradually stir in milk.
  5. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until the sauce has thickened.
  6. Add cheese, dry mustard, and garlic powder.
  7. Continue to cook and stir until cheese is melted.

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