Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

A simple cheese sauce for ravioli or other pasta dish that could be enhanced with mushrooms, shrimp, or any other desired combinations of flavors and toppings.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 tablespoons butter
  • 1 12 tablespoons flour
  • 1 34 cups milk (2% or higher)
  • 1 cup grated cheese (4Cheese blend or whatever you've got)
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 14 teaspoon nutmeg


  1. Melt butter blend in flour over medium heat and allow to barely sizzle.
  2. Stir in milk, bring to a boil, and stir until thickened.
  3. Lower heat and blend in cheese stirring for 3-5 minutes.
  4. Stir in seasonings and serve warm over pasta.
  5. May be made in advance - refrigerate and reheat.