The Basics - cheese sauce

This classic cheese sauce recipe will never get tired. A great accompaniment to any vegetable.

Delicious healthy cheese sauce recipe
SERVES4
TIME TO MAKE15 - 30 mins
MEAL TYPESide
TIME TO MAKE15 - 30 mins
MEAL TYPESide

How do you make a cheese sauce? Watch our cheese sauce recipe video to find out.

Method

  1. Heat oil in saucepan and add flour
  2. Stir and cook for approximately one minute
  3. Gradually add milk in small amounts, mixing until smooth with each amount
  4. Continue until all milk has been added
  5. Return to a low heat and bring to a simmer, stirring often
  6. Stir through grated cheese
  7. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 2 tbsp
    oil
  • 3 tbsp
    flour
  • 2 cups
    milk
  • 1 cup
    grated cheese
Per serve
  • Energy
    624kJ
  • Total Fat
    12.3g
  • Saturated Fat
    4.6g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    10.5g
  • Sugars
    trace
  • Dietary Fibre
    0.2g
  • Sodium
    165mg