THE DAIRY KITCHEN Easy Homemade Cheese Sauce


Makes 2
Difficulty Easy
Preparation 10 MINS
Cooking 0 MINS
Forget making a roux... this super simple white sauce does away with all that! Once you try it, you'll never go back!


20g butter
1/4 cup flour
500ml milk
1/2 cup grated cheddar
2 tablespoons grated parmesan
Handy Tips
An excellent base recipe that has many uses. Use for lasagne, macaroni cheese, cauliflower cheese and chicken and corn mornay. Add extra cheese for a more cheesy flavour!

Nutrition (per serve)

Protein (g) 1
Fat Total (g) 5
Calcium (mg) 4
Carbohydrates (g) 8
All nutrition values are per serving.


  1. Combine butter, flour and milk in a saucepan all at once. Place over medium heat and bring to the boil, whisking continuously until mixture thickens.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 minute.
  3. Stir through cheeses and season to taste before serving over your favourite steamed veg, lasagne or pasta bake. 

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