Cheddar Cheese Sauce Recipe

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Cheddar Cheese Sauce
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  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 cups finely grated cheddar cheese


  1. Melt the butter in a heavy-bottomed saucepan.
  2. Add in flour and whisk for 1 minute.
  3. Slowly add in the half and half cream and whisk until the sauce is thick.
  4. Add in the yolks and cook over low heat for 2 minutes.
  5. Add in the cheese, and stir over low heat until melted.
  6. Remove the sauce from the heat and season with salt, white pepper and nutmeg.
  7. Pour the sauce into a bowl.
  8. Cover the top of the sauce with buttered wax paper.
  9. Heat again before serving or refrigerate.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 357.79 Kcal (1498 kJ)
Calories from fat 271.63 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30.18g 46%
Cholesterol 140.78mg 47%
Sodium 784.85mg 33%
Potassium 178.43mg 4%
Total Carbs 7.09g 2%
Sugars 0.47g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.41g 2%
Protein 15.79g 32%
Vitamin C 0.8mg 1%
Iron 1mg 5%
Calcium 421.8mg 42%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 238.08 Kcal (997 kJ)
Calories from fat 180.74 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.08g 46%
Cholesterol 93.68mg 47%
Sodium 522.25mg 33%
Potassium 118.73mg 4%
Total Carbs 4.72g 2%
Sugars 0.31g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.27g 2%
Protein 10.51g 32%
Vitamin C 0.5mg 1%
Iron 0.6mg 5%
Calcium 280.7mg 42%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.6
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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