Total Time
Prep 1 min
Cook 10 mins

Mom used this on cauliflower or broccoli. Can add cheese or dill to it to make a variation. Great on eggs, fish, veggies. I have also used this on carrots and peas. Yummy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt margarine.
  2. Add flour, salt and blend until smooth. Stir in cold milk, gradually until thick, stirring constantly.
  3. If thicker sauce is desired, use 3-4 tbsp margarine and 3-4 tablespoons flour.
  4. •For cheese sauce, add Cheese Whiz or cheddar to taste, and stir in until melted. Serve hot over vegetables, fish or eggs.
Most Helpful

5 5

Yummy! Just like my mom used to make it!
I cooked the sauce in the microwave in a glass 2-cup measuring cup. Quick and easy, but watch out if you do it this way because mine boiled over - what a mess. Next time I'll use a larger measuring cup. I also added a few tablespoons of shredded orange cheddar and it was great!

This is a very mildy flavoured but pleasant tasting sauce. I used butter, one cup of low fat milk and added about forty grams of vegetarian tasty cheese. It was smooth with a good consistency - not too thick, not too thin. We had it on microwaved mixed vegetables consisting of carrots, corn, peas, broccoli and cauliflower.