Classic Cheese Sauce

5 min
25 min


  • ¼ CUP Natrel butter
  • ¼ CUP Flour
  • 3 CUPS Natrel Fine-filtered 2% milk
  • 1 CUP Natrel Lactose free 35% cream
  • 4 CUPS grated Natrel extra sharp cheddar cheese or of your choice (cheddar, parmesan, gouda, etc).
  • Spices and herbs, to taste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. In a saucepan, melt butter and add flour.
  2. Stir for 1 minute, making sure the flour doesn’t brown. Add milk and cream, beating with a whisk until smooth.
  3. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring regularly until sauce thickens. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add spices and herbs (nutmeg, paprika, cayenne pepper, parsley, etc.) to enhance the flavours.
  5. Remove saucepan from the heat and add the grated cheese little by little to obtain a smooth and creamy sauce.

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Natrel Fine Filtered Milk 2% 2L
Natrel Lactose Free cream
Natrel Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese

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