Donna's White Sauce Recipe -
Donna's White Sauce Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Donna's White Sauce

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"This is the white sauce I always use and get rave reviews every time. The cheese adds just the right zip. Great on dinner crepes. "

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Original recipe makes 32 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    15 mins


  1. Melt butter in a medium sauce pan over medium heat. Whisk in flour. Remove from heat and add a small amount of cream, stirring to prevent clumping. Return to low heat and add cheese. Stir until cheese melts and sauce thickens.
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Jan 11, 2004

clumped, lumped and congealed...not very good

May 31, 2005

I used this on a portabella, and spinach dish I make, and it was great. Thanks.


6 Ratings

May 14, 2014

The instructions leave a little to be desired but the sauce is a good one. It probably should be called Cheese Sauce though. Melt the butter, add the flour and stir and cook. Add the milk or cream - start with only a portion and stir until smooth then add the remaining milk or cream. Stir until smooth. Add the cheese. Easy and no lumps.

Jul 14, 2009

Yum! Using havarti in a white sauce is a great idea!

Jan 12, 2014

My family LOVES this sauce. I use it on Chimichangas! I think they'd eat it like soup if I let them :)


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  • Calories
  • 133 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Fat
  • 13.8 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 52 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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