1. Melt 1 1/2 Tbsp. butter in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle 2 Tbsp. flour into melted butter, whisking constantly. Cook, whisking constantly, 30 seconds to 1 minute or until mixture is golden and lumpy.
2. Gradually whisk in 1 cup 1% low-fat milk, and bring to a boil. Cook, whisking constantly, 1 to 2 minutes, or until thickened.
3. Add 1/2 cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese, 1/4 tsp. each salt and pepper, and a pinch of paprika, whisking until smooth. Remove from heat, and use immediately.
Spicy Cheese Sauce: Prepare Parmesan Cheese Sauce as directed, and whisk in 1 tsp. hot sauce.
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|Serving Size: 1 cup (117g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1.3|
|Calories from Fat: 231 (64%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 25.7g||34 %|
|Saturated Fat 15.7g||79 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 7g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 1.2g|
|Cholesterol 72.8mg||22 %|
|Sodium 703.2mg||24 %|
|Potassium 206.3mg||5 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 15g||4 %|
|Dietary Fiber 1.5g||6 %|
|Sugars, other 13.5g|
|Protein 18.2g||26 %|
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Calories per serving: 360
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