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Basic Cheese Sauce

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Ingredients
  Butter 3 Tablespoon, melted
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sharp american cheese 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Melt butter in top of double boiler over direct heat.
Blend in flour, add milk gradually and cook over boiling water until thick.
Stir constantly to keep smooth.
Add salt and cheese and cover and continue to cook over hot water until cheese is melted.
Stir occasionally.
Stir in lemon juice.
Serve hot over toast with bacon or ham, or use as a cheese sauce for cooked vegetables.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1559 Calories from Fat 1092

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 122 g188.1%

Saturated Fat 76.2 g380.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 355.1 mg118.4%

Sodium 929 mg38.7%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.86 g3.5%

Sugars 25 g

Protein 69 g137.1%

Vitamin A 75.2% Vitamin C 3.8%

Calcium 192.4% Iron 13.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Basic Cheese Sauce Recipe