How to Make a Cheese Sauce (Video)

Who doesn’t love cheese sauce? This is an easy technique you can use to make any type of cheese sauce you want. It works great for mac and cheese or even to spoon over vegetables. You need a few basic techniques and some awesome cheeses and you will have this down in no time. ¬†Cheesus! It’s so good.

What You Need

  • 2 cups of whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 3 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons of unsalted¬†butter
  • about 3 ounces of your favorite shredded cheese
  • about 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg

Make Cheese Sauce

1. Melt your butter in a small sauce pan

2. Heat up your milk in a DIFFERENT sauce pan (don’t let it scald or burn)

3. Add your flour all at once to your melted butter and continuously whisk (let cook about 5 min)

4. Once your milk is heated and bubbling around the edges slowly add to your butter flour mixture (roux)

5. Keep whisking until thickened

6. Add your cheese and whisk until melted

7. Add your salt and nutmeg

8. Taste and adjust seasoning

Enjoy!

 

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