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Easy cheesy white sauce recipe

Easy cheesy white sauce recipe

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  • Dish type
  • Side dish
  • Sauce
  • White sauce

A fabulously easy white sauce with some grated cheese for extra flavour. Finishing the sauce in the microwave makes it foolproof.

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IngredientsServes: 2

  • 1 heaping tablespoon butter
  • 1 heaping tablespoon plain flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 250ml milk
  • 225g grated cheese

MethodPrep:5min ›Cook:8min ›Ready in:13min

  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and salt, and whisk till combined.
  2. Add milk. Whisk vigourously until there are no lumps.
  3. Pour into a glass or ceramic bowl, and microwave for 6 minutes, stopping every 2 minutes to whisk.
  4. Add cheese. Microwave for a further 2 minutes. Whisk.

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Reviews in English (24)

I have never been able to make cheese sauce and now I am celiac even more difficult. I followed this recipe useing gluten free flour and hey presto brilliant and tasty cheeses sauce.-25 Aug 2014

very easy, kids loved it.-20 Mar 2013

Did this sauce, but added feta cheese, lovely mild tasting sauce. Still lovely and thick. Very nice over pasta.-26 Aug 2014

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