Onion Cheese Sauce
This recipe makes enough to use as smooth, mild sauce on a side vegetable like cauliflower, broccoli or brussel sprouts.—Agnes Bucko, Kunkletown, Pennsylvania
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 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
- In a saucepan, saute onion in butter. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until blended. Gradually add the milk.
- 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 Facts2 tablespoons: 69 calories, 5g fat (4g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 81mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Onion Cheese Sauce in Country Woman January/February 2004