White Sauce or Cheddar White Sauce

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by SmHerndon

For use in my Vegetable Melange Au Gratin recipe (#111644). Great for vegetables, omelets, souffles. For a richer white sauce, substitute light cream for milk, omitting salt. Can be made thinner for soups.

Top Review by Kyene

MMMmmm. I have this yummy sharp white cheddar cheese I had been wondering what to do with. And this is perfect! Very good! I also doubled the cheese. Nom nom.. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in sauce pan over low heat, blend in flour, salt and dash white pepper (black is fine).
  2. Add milk all at once, cooking quickly, stirring constantly until mixture bubbles and thickens.
  3. Remove sauce immediately upon bubbling.
  4. CHEDDAR SAUCE add 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (makes 1 1/2 cups).

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