Onion Cheese Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


1-3/4 cups

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
This recipe makes enough to use as smooth, mild sauce on a side vegetable like cauliflower, broccoli or brussel sprouts.—Agnes Bucko, Kunkletown, Pennsylvania


  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-1/4 cups milk
  • 1-1/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In a saucepan, saute onion in butter. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until blended. Gradually add the milk.
  2. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat. Add the cheese; cook and stir until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 69 calories, 5g fat (4g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 81mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

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