Cheese Sauce

Cheese Sauce


"This is a very easy cheese sauce that gets my family to eat their vegetables. If you've always wondered how to make melted cheese pourable, this is the recipe you've been looking for. Longhorn cheese is melted and combined with milk, cornstarch, spices and yellow food coloring for a sauce you can serve with most anything."


15 m servings 252 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 252 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 16.9 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.9g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 14.8 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 53 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 505 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup milk with cornstarch; mix well and set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan over low heat, combine cheese with 2 cups milk and melt. Stir in garlic salt, red pepper and food coloring. To the melted cheese add the cornstarch mixture and stir well.
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  1. 88 Ratings


This recipe makes a delicious cheese sauce, providing you assemble it the right way! Bring the milk to a boil with 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper (left out the food color...

Please listen, save your cheese milk cornstarch and time and look for another recipe. This does not cook right and we have tried it a few times and have learned the hard way! Like most of the ...

This is the best cheese sauce I have ever made. I used Cheddar. It worked the first time I made it - perfect texture, NOT RUNNY... quick(5 min.)/simple/mmgood!

This is a great basic recipe for cheese sauce.. it just has the order of adding things a bit backwards... -do the 1/2 cup milk and cornstartch and set it aside. -in a sauce pan bring to a boil 2...

I find I needed to add a bit of sherry or lemon juice to the cheese a few minutes before cooking this. THat keeps the cheese from becoming stringy. Also, cut back on the milk a bit. It's a grea...

Nope, did not turn out for me either. I'm wondering if it could be the type of cheese used, or even milk. I always use skim milk, but mayb whole or 2% would be better.

I thought this recipe was going to be runny like the people had mentioned above but it's not. You have to let it boil first and then it will thicken. I only added 2 cups of milk because of what ...

Followed the recipe (and I do cook quite a bit) EXACTLY. Inedible. A waste of milk and cheese.

My kids really like this sauce. I use more cheese than is stated, but I didn't measure it (sorry). I do not normally have cornstarch, but used arrowroot instead and it thickened nicely after ...