Light Cheese Sauce
Recipe from EatingWell

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.



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Servings: 20
Yield: 1-1/4 cups
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
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Ingredients
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    5   teaspoons 
    all-purpose flour
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    1 1/4  cups 
    nonfat milk, divided
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    2/3  cup 
    grated sharp Cheddar cheese
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    1   teaspoon 
    dry mustard
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    sweet paprika
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    Cayenne pepper, to taste (optional)
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    salt

Directions
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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.
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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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