Light Cheese Sauce

This cheese sauce, which can make almost anything taste better, is made with a combination of low-fat milk and flour to keep it light.

Recipe from EatingWell
Light Cheese Sauce
SERVINGS
20
YIELD
1-1/4 cups
PREP TIME
10 mins
TOTAL TIME
10 mins
Ingredients
  • 5   teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4  cups nonfat milk, divided
  • 2/3  cup grated sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1   teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2  teaspoon sweet paprika
  •  Cayenne pepper, to taste (optional)
  • 1/4  teaspoon salt
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Directions
1. 
Whisk flour with 1/4 cup milk in a small bowl until smooth. Heat the remaining milk in a small saucepan over medium-low heat until steaming. Add the flour mixture and cook, whisking constantly, until the sauce bubbles and thickens, about 4 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in Cheddar, dry mustard, paprika, cayenne (if using) and salt.
Tip:
1. 
MAKE AHEAD TIP: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days. Reheat before serving.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 23, Fat, total (g) 1, chol. (mg) 4, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 1, pro. (g) 2, sodium (mg) 61, Potassium (mg) 26, Fat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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