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Basic Cheese Sauce (Salsa de Queso)

User Rating 5 Star Rating (3 Reviews)


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Every culture enjoys a good cheese sauce. You can substitute American cheese or any other suitable cheese in place of the Cheddar. Enjoy this cheese sauce as a dip or over eggs, macaroni, potatoes, or your favorite vegetables

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 pound mild Cheddar cheese (shredded or cut into very small pieces)


  1. In a sauce pan, melt the butter of low heat.
  2. Whisk in the flour and salt.
  3. Whisk in the milk.
  4. Turn the heat to medium and stir continuously until the mixture thickens.
  5. Reduce the heat to medium low and add the cheese a little at a time, stirring continuously until the sauce is smooth and creamy.
  6. Pour the hot sauce over eggs, macaroni, potatoes, or your favorite vegetables.
Serves: Makes about 2 cups of sauce.
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 5 out of 5
best cheese sause ever, Member josh213ii

this is the only website I trust for stuff like this I recomend bying peata chips and this would make a grate dip (don't try to microwave it this will not work :( )

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