Beecher’s Flagship Cheese Sauce Recipe

Maryse Chevriere

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup unsalted butter (½ stick)
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 
  • 3 cups milk
  • 14 ounces Beecher’s Flagship Cheese, grated (about 3 ½ cups)
  • 2 ounces Beecher’s Just Jack cheese, grated (½ cup)
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ -½ teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

The perfect cheese sauce that completes the ultimate mac 'n' cheese recipe

Directions

Melt the butter in a heavy bottomed saucepan over medium heat and whisk in the flour. Continue whisking and cook for 2 minutes.

Slowly add the milk, whisking constantly. Cook until the sauce thickens, about 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from the heat.

Add the cheese, salt, chili powder, and garlic powder. Stir until the cheese is melted and all the ingredients are incorporated, about 3 minutes. Use immediately or refrigerate for up to 3 days.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

356 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Carb Vegetarian, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:

18%

Servings:

8
  • Fat 28g 43%
  • Carbs 9g 3%
  • Saturated 16g 82%
  • Fiber 0g 1%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 5g
  • Monounsaturated 7g
  • Polyunsaturated 1g
  • Protein 17g 34%
  • Cholesterol 82mg 27%
  • Sodium 554mg 23%
  • Calcium 489mg 49%
  • Magnesium 26mg 6%
  • Potassium 174mg 5%
  • Iron 0mg 2%
  • Zinc 2mg 16%
  • Phosphorus 353mg 50%
  • Vitamin A 242µg 27%
  • Vitamin C 0mg 0%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 7%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 25%
  • Niacin (B3) 0mg 2%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 3%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 29µg 7%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 15%
  • Vitamin D 2µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 1mg 4%
  • Vitamin K 3µg 3%
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