Susie Q’s Simple Cheese Sauce

This sauce is so simple to make and can turn a good meal into an extraordinary one with just a few simple ingredients. You can put this on almost anything from meat, veggies, and pasta for a creative dish. Once you see how easy this is you won’t want to go back to store-bought cheese sauce!

This is one of those recipes that I just have in head and I don’t normally measure so I tried my best to estimate the amounts. I’ll really try to remember and measure the next time I make it so I can adjust the recipe accordingly.

Susie Q’s Simple Cheese Sauce

Susie Q’s Simple Cheese Sauce

Ingredients:

  • 3-4 T. Butter
  • 3-4 T. flour
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1 c. cheese (I have used shredded, sliced, and anything I had on hand to make it before… but we prefer to use a sharp cheddar whenever possible)
  • seasonings to taste, if desired (salt and pepper, garlic salt, cayenne, etc.)

Directions:

Melt the butter on medium-high in a medium-sized saucepan.

Stir in the flour and cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring to keep from burning/over-browning.

Whisk in the milk and cook for 1-2 minutes, until slightly thickened.

Add the cheese and stir until melted.

Cook for another 1-2 minutes and season to taste.

Enjoy over your favorite dish!

3 thoughts on “Susie Q’s Simple Cheese Sauce

Please comment below:

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.