My Mother-in-Law's Cheese Sauce...ssshh Don't Tell Her57 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 20 min
- Ready In: 35 min
“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!” - by ALIISMOM
Original recipe yields 6 servings
- 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.
- 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.
Amount Per Serving (6 total)
- 404 cal
- 30.7 g
- 10.1 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (57)Rate This Recipe
"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 it ge..." See morets to the consistency you like before you add the cheese. It may also help to halve the recipe. Since it was just for the kids, I cut the recipe down to two servings (which was plenty), and had no problem with thickening. This is definitely a keeper!"
"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. I us..." See moreed two 8oz. packages of shredded cheddar cheese instead. I seasoned with a dash of worchestershire and salt and pepper. This tasted great!"
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