Simple Cheese Sauce 3

Simple Cheese Sauce

Mmm...cheese! It is one of my favorite things. Seriously, I have to watch how much of it I eat. I could live off of it! And there is nothing like a homemade cheese sauce. Perfect for pasta or a baked potato, this is the kind of recipe you should always have on hand.

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Ingredients

 ½ cup Gruyère
 ¼ cup Cheddar
 ¼ cup Parmesan
 2 tablespoons butter
 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
 1 cup milk
Yields1 Serving
Nutrition Facts

Servings 1

Prep Time5 minsTotal Time5 mins

Instructions

1

Create a roux by warming the two tablespoons of butter in a large skillet and adding one tablespoon of flour. Whisk well until all of the flour is incorporated. If you like your sauce on the thicker side, use 2 tablespoons of flour.

Roux 3

2

Slowly add in 1 cup of milk. Once the flour, butter and milk have combined, add 1/2 cup of Gruyere, 1/4 Cup Cheddar, and 1/4 Cup Parmesan..

Shredded Cheese 3

3

At this point, the sauce should be fairly thick. If you wish for it to be thicker, bring the cheese sauce to a slight boil and then remove it from the heat. If you want to thin it out a bit, add more milk. But do it sloooowly.

4

Now it is ready to enjoy! I used this sauce for a gnocchi mac n cheese. Yum!

Simple Cheese Sauce 2

5

Baked Gnocchi Mac n Cheese 5

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Ingredients

 ½ cup Gruyère
 ¼ cup Cheddar
 ¼ cup Parmesan
 2 tablespoons butter
 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
 1 cup milk

Directions

1

Create a roux by warming the two tablespoons of butter in a large skillet and adding one tablespoon of flour. Whisk well until all of the flour is incorporated. If you like your sauce on the thicker side, use 2 tablespoons of flour.

Roux 3

2

Slowly add in 1 cup of milk. Once the flour, butter and milk have combined, add 1/2 cup of Gruyere, 1/4 Cup Cheddar, and 1/4 Cup Parmesan..

Shredded Cheese 3

3

At this point, the sauce should be fairly thick. If you wish for it to be thicker, bring the cheese sauce to a slight boil and then remove it from the heat. If you want to thin it out a bit, add more milk. But do it sloooowly.

4

Now it is ready to enjoy! I used this sauce for a gnocchi mac n cheese. Yum!

Simple Cheese Sauce 2

5

Baked Gnocchi Mac n Cheese 5

Simple Cheese Sauce