Cheesy Cheese Sauce

Submitted by: Ian Conrad, Halifax

“Warm and comforting on a cold winter's night, this cheese sauce will turn any broccoli nightmare into a cheesy broccoli dream come true, or simply enjoy in your favourite holiday mug by the fire with a good book.”


  • 2 tbsp(s) butter
  • 2 tbsp(s) flour
  • 1 cup(s) whole milk
  • 1 cup(s) shredded extra old cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 tsp(s) salt
  • 1/4 tsp(s) pepper
  • 1/4 tsp(s) dry mustard
  • 1/8 tsp(s) a pinch of cayenne pepper

Cooking Instructions

In saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk and continue to heat, whisking constantly until thickened, about 7 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese, salt, pepper, mustard and cayenne pepper until cheese is melted.

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