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Easy Cheesy Sauce

Easy Cheesy Sauce

This creamy cheese sauce is seasoned with mustard.

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10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Total Time
2 1/2


1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon dry mustard

1 1/2 cups Land O Lakes® Fat Free Half & Half

8 ounces Land O Lakes® Sharp Cheddar American Blend, cut into strips

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Place butter in 2-quart bowl. Microwave 30-60 seconds or until melted.

  2. STEP 2

    Stir in flour and mustard with whisk or fork. Add half & half; mix until smooth. Microwave 2 minutes. Add cheese. Microwave, stirring after every minute, 4-5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

  3. STEP 3

    Spoon warm sauce over vegetables, potatoes or omelets.

Tip #1

Omit mustard. Stir in one of the following:
-1 teaspoon chili powder
-1 (2-ounce) jar chopped pimentos, drained
-1 (4-ounce) can mushrooms, drained
-4 slices (1/4 cup) crisply cooked bacon, crumbled

Nutrition (1/4 cup)

150 Calories
12 Fat (g)
35 Cholesterol (mg)
390 Sodium (mg)
5 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
6 Protein (g)
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