Appetizers & Side Dishes

Quick and Easy Cheddar Sauce

Prep Time: 2 min  |  Cook Time: 8 min  |  Servings: 2.25 cups  |  Calories: 861
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Quick and Easy Cheddar Sauce
Prep Time
2 min
Cook Time
8 min
Servings
2.25 cups
Calories
861

Sometimes all you need is a little bit of Cheddar cheese sauce to add the perfect finishing touch to a meal. We’ve got just the recipe for you! Using Sargento® Shredded 4 State Cheddar® Cheese and some basic ingredients along with chicken broth, you can make the cheesiest sauce on the block.

Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups milk or reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1-7/8 cups (7.5 oz.) Sargento® Shredded 4 State Cheddar® Cheese
Directions
  1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add flour; cook 1 minute stirring constantly.
  2. Stir in broth and cayenne pepper; bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low; simmer 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in cheese until completely melted; remove from heat.

Serving Size 2.25 cups

Calories 861

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 63.60g 97%
Sat. Fat 33.00g 157%
Mono Unsat. Fat 22.80g
Poly Unsat. Fat 3.50g
Cholesterol 156mg 50%
Sodium 1458mg 60%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 37g 12%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 0g
Protein 40g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 250RE
Vitamin C 179mg 298%
Calcium 1077mg 107%
Iron 2mg 11%