Cheese Sauce

This cheese sauce recipe is simple and goes well with
veggies, bread and popcorn chicken!

Cheese sauce in a bowl served with bread and raw veggies on a wooden cutting board

Simple Recipes to Enjoy Together

Makes 1 ¼ cup (300 mL)


  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) flour
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Canadian milk
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Canadian cheddar cheese, old, shredded
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan and whisk in the flour. Cook for one minute on low heat.
  2. Whisk in the milk until smooth. Turn up the heat slightly and cook until milk starts to simmer and bubbles appear.
  3. Add the cheese and mustard and cook until thickened, stirring often.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Want a Flavor Boost?

Try adding a few drops of hot sauce to spice it up.

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