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Easy Cheese Sauce

This will be your go-to cheese sauce recipe!

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Yield: 1 cup


  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 1 tablespoon Argo® Corn Starch
  • 2 tablespoons butter OR margarine
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black fine grind pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese


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  1. Stir milk gradually into corn starch in a small microwave-safe dish until smooth. Add butter, salt and pepper.
  2. Microwave on HIGH (100%) for 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute. Microwave an additional 30 to 60 seconds, until thick and bubbly. Stir in cheese until smooth. Serve over broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus or baked potatoes.
  3. For STOVETOP preparation, combine in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; boil 1 minute; remove from heat. Stir in cheese until smooth.