Italian Cheese Sauce

Italian Cheese Sauce

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Calories: 653


  • 1 oz butter
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 8 floz milk
  • 2 tbsp single light cream
  • pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 oz mature sharp Cheddar, grated
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated Parmesan


  • Melt the butter in a pan, stir in the flour and cook for 1 minute.
  • Gradually pour on the milk, stirring all the time. Stir in the cream and season the sauce with nutmeg, salt and pepper.
  • Simmer the sauce for 5 minutes to reduce, then remove it from the heat and stir in the cheeses. Stir until the cheeses have melted and blended into the sauce
Calories: 653 kcal
Carbohydrates: 19 g
Protein: 21 g
Fat: 55g
Saturated Fat: 35 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 166 mg
Sodium: 659 mg
Potassium: 402 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 12 g
Vitamin A: 1861 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 662 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Dishes Sauces
Cuisine Italian
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