Homemade Creamy Cheese Sauce - Animal Fat Rennet Free

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Nov. 29, 2013

Learn how to make animal fat rennet free Creamy Cheese Sauce at home.


Butter 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) ((or stick margarine))
All purpose flour 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Cream cheese 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Sharp cheddar cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs) , shredded
Tabasco sauce 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Sugar To Taste (Optional)
Pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Mustard 1/4 Teaspoon



1. In a pan melt butter on medium heat, then add the flour and stir well and cook for few minutes or till it begins to change color to pale yellowish.

2. Pour the milk slowly while stirring continuously to avoid lumps. Bring it to boil and add the cream cheese and stir well till incorporated.

3. Add the cheddar cheese slowly while stirring after each addition and cook till it melts fully while stirring frequently. Once the cheese melts and the mixture turns smooth, turn off the heat.

4. Season with the Tabasco sauce. salt, sugar (if using), pepper and mustard and mix well till combined. Let it cool.


5. Serve the sauce as dip or spread on any recipe as desired or store it in the fridge.


If the sauce is too thick then more milk or cream can be added and reheated till desired consistency is achieved.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 358Calories from Fat 237

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.6%

Saturated Fat 16 g80%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 551 mg22.96%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 3 g

Protein 18 g36%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet