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White Sauce Recipe

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8 servings, about 1/4 cup each

Use our White Sauce Recipe as a base for your favorite creamy classics! It only takes 15 minutes of prep time to make this tasty White Sauce Recipe.

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  • Melt butter in medium saucepan on low heat.
  • Add flour and salt; mix well. Cook 2 min. or until bubbly, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in milk.
  • Bring to boil on medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir 2 min. or until thickened.

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Healthy Living

Save 40 calories and 4g of fat, including 2.5g of saturated fat, per serving by preparing with fat-free milk and reducing the butter to 2 Tbsp.

How to Use

This virtually foolproof white sauce makes the perfect base for your favorite cheese sauce, creamed cooked vegetable, scalloped potatoes or hearty casserole.

Special Extra

Add one or more of the following ingredients to the prepared white sauce: lemon zest, dill weed or other dried herbs, chopped fresh herbs, GREY POUPON Dijon Mustard, KRAFT Prepared Horseradish, or your favorite hot pepper sauce.

Cheddar Cheese Sauce

Prepare recipe as directed. Remove from heat. Add 1 pkg. (8 oz.) KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese or 2 cups of your favorite blend of KRAFT Shredded Cheeses; stir until melted. Or for a creamier cheese sauce, substitute 1/4 lb. (4 oz.) cubed VELVEETA® for 1 cup of the shredded cheese; cook on medium-low heat until completely melted, stirring constantly.


  • 8 servings, about 1/4 cup each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, about 1/4 cup each
Calories 100
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 150mg
Carbohydrate 6g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 3g
Protein 2g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 0 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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