Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

A cheese-lover's dream sauce!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, over medium heat, melt the butter.
  2. Add in the chopped garlic, thyme, nutmeg and black pepper; cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add in 1/3 cup flour; whisk/mix for 2 minutes.
  4. Slowly whisk in the cream; bring to a light boil over medium heat stirring constantly for 2-3 minutes, until the mixture is thick and bubbly (at this point you may add more cream if you desire a thinner sauce) .
  5. Reduce the heat to low; add in the grated Parmesan cheese and Swiss cheese; mix well until the cheese are completely melted.
  6. Season with salt to taste.
Most Helpful

Super sauce, I used instead of bechamel with Canneloni. Fantastic. I used a mixture of heels of cheeses that needed to be used. excellent. Thanks for the brilliant posting.

conniecooks December 08, 2006

This sauce was the best.creamy,gooey and just wonderful

Chef Fors October 10, 2005

WONDERFUL! and easy to make, I used this sauce to make a linquini dish, it is very cheesy. I will make again for other recipes, so good. Thank you!

kusinera May 07, 2005