Savory Cheese Sauce

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This is a truly easy cheese sauce. It's best served immediately—over baked potatoes, broccoli or polenta.

  • 1/4-CUP SERVINGServings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 cups low-fat milk
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 cup shredded extra-sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese

Preparation

1. Place flour in heavy medium saucepan, and gradually whisk in milk, then mustard, until blended. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, about 8 minutes, or until thickened.

2. Remove from heat. Add cheeses, stirring until melted. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve warm.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Makes about 2 cups
  • Calories: 93
  • Carbohydrate Content: 6 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 17 mg
  • Fat Content: 5 g
  • Protein Content: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 140 mg
  • Sugar Content: 3 g