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Donna's White Sauce


"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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15 m servings 133 cals
Original recipe yields 32 servings


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

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  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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  1. 10 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

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

Most helpful critical review

clumped, lumped and congealed...not very good

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clumped, lumped and congealed...not very good

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

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...

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

It was a huge hit. I added some fresh parsley and basill, salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste. Made it for a group of 20. After I followed the instructions, I put it in a crock pit on low to...

Used Parmesean cheese instead if havarti, very good

Added some garlic powder, salt and pepper. It was fantastic. Even my almost 2 yr old loved it!

This cheese sauce is a great starting base to several dish ideas!

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