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Lite Cheddar Cheese Sauce

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Ingredients
  Sharp cheddar cheese 2 Ounce, shredded
  Shredded fat free cheddar cheese 1 Ounce
  Cornstarch 3 Teaspoon
  Evaporated skim milk 4⁄5 Cup (12.8 tbs)
Directions

In a small bowl combine the reduced-fat and fat-free cheeses.
Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of the cornstarch and toss until coated.
Set the cheese mixture aside.
In a small saucepan, use a wire whisk to stir together 2 tablespoons of the milk and the remaining 2 teaspoons of cornstarch until smooth.
Then stir in the remaining milk.
Cook and stir the milk mixture over medium heat until slightly thickened and bubbly.
Cook and stir for 1 minute more.
Reduce the heat to low.
Then slowly stir in the cheese mixture.
Cook and stir just until melted.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 122 Calories from Fat 35

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 25.2 mg8.4%

Sodium 158.3 mg6.6%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.03 g0.13%

Sugars 6.8 g

Protein 9 g17.2%

Vitamin A 6.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 23.6% Iron 0.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lite Cheddar Cheese Sauce Recipe