My Mother-in-Law's Cheese Sauce...ssshh Don't Tell Her

My Mother-in-Law's Cheese Sauce...ssshh Don't Tell Her

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"My mother-in-law gave me this quick, EASY recipe for cheese sauce. It is the best thing she's given me, other than her son!"

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 404 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 30.7 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.1g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 22.2 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 94 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 1220 mg
  • 49%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium saucepan, bring butter, milk, minced garlic, and minced onion to a low boil, stirring frequently. Dissolve cornstarch in 1 tablespoon water and whisk into milk mixture. Continue stirring vigorously until desired thickness.
  2. When milk mixture is thick enough, tear cheese slices into pieces and slowly stir them into the sauce, melting gradually, until desired cheesiness. Serve over your favorite pasta, vegetable, or side dish.
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I served this sauce over broccoli and my kids loved it! The sauce does take a while to thicken--be sure to add the cornstarch & water mixture before the cheese and then let it GENTLY boil until...

This is just what I was looking for to put over brocolli. I had trouble with it not thickening enough so I added more cornstarch, probably another 1 or 2 T. mixed with the same amount of water....

Seemed that there was way too much milk called for in this recipe. After 25 minutes of stirring with the cornstarch in, the sauce never thickened and after adding the cheese, still didn't get v...