Gruyere Cheese Sauce

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Total Time
10 mins
10 mins

A recipe from the September 2006 Bon Appetit magazine. I spooned this over #19710 Grilled Cauliflower, oooh, it's so good.

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  1. Melt butter in small saucepan over medium-low heat.
  2. Add flour; stir 2 minutes (do not brown).
  3. Gradually whisk in 1 1/2 cups milk.
  4. Increase heat to high; bring to boil, then reduce heat to medium and simmer until mixture is thickened, stirring constantly, about 4 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Add cheese, stir until melted.
  7. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Do Ahead: This cheese sauce can be made 2 hours ahead.
  9. Let stand at room temperature.
  10. Rewarm before using, adding more milk if sauce is too thick.