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White Cheddar Cheese Sauce Recipe

My go-to cheese recipe is a white cheddar cheese sauce-I make mac and cheese, scalloped potatoes and nachos with it. —Celeste Nolan, Gallipolis, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded white cheddar cheese
  • 4 ounces fresh goat cheese, crumbled

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour and salt until smooth; gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cheeses. Yield: 3 cups.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.