Cheese Sauce for Broccoli and Cauliflower

Cheese Sauce for Broccoli and Cauliflower

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"The basic white sauce that your mother probably taught you, with cheese thrown in for yumminess. Definitely helps to convinces kids to eat their vegetables!"
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Ingredients

15 m servings 178 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 178 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 14 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.3g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 8.7 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 43 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 245 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; whisk flour into butter until smooth. Pour milk into butter mixture and stir with a wooden spoon to combine. Cook and stir until mixture thickens, about 3 minutes. Add Cheddar cheese and stir until cheese is melted, about 3 minutes more. Season with salt and pepper.

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Most helpful positive review

Simple yet perfect cheese sauce! Tip to avoid 'gritty' sauce: You have to go old school and shred cheese from a block. Packaged shredded cheese is coated with flour to prevent shreds from sti...

Most helpful critical review

My sauce broke.

Simple yet perfect cheese sauce! Tip to avoid 'gritty' sauce: You have to go old school and shred cheese from a block. Packaged shredded cheese is coated with flour to prevent shreds from sti...

outstanding. I doubled it, followed it exact. poured it over penne with some chicken pieces and broccoli. AWESOME Sauce...almost alfredo like, but better...added some garlic as well for a bit of...

Very easy and quick to make and even though I'm one of the lucky moms who's kids WILL eat their broccoli without a cheese sauce, I tend to not like it too much, so it helps me! LOL I made this ...

This is the cheese sauce I learned to make in Home Ec. class years ago. Once you learn how to make the white sauce, you can add many things to it for home cooking. Some things I've learned ove...

I used the recipe to make a Cheddar Potato Bake. I tripled the recipe, boiled 5 lbs potato cut into bite size pieces until almost done. Drained the potato and stirred in enough cheese sauce and...

Absolutely delicious cheese sauce instead of shredded cheddar I used velveta cause I couldn't find my hand shredder. Came out perfect and smooth. I did change it from 2 cups milk to one cup he...

Perfect! and delicious. Just what I was looking for to pour over broccoli for something different. I used a mix of Gouda and American (because that's what I had) and I'm sure you can use just ab...

Perfect! I used 2% Velveeta, instead of cheddar b/c I have better luck w/ it melting. I will be using this recipe again~YUM! Thanks for sharing. :)

Delicious! Was looking to make broccoli more appealing and came across this. I used corn starch for flour and organic half and half for milk. I also added some minced garlic and onion powder. I ...