Fondue Béchamel Sauce

Looking for a change from plain old broccoli topped with melted Cheddar cheese? Try combining this fondue sauce with your favorite vegetables.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 2 Tbsp. cream
  • ¼ cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 tsp. caraway seeds

Directions

  • Warm the milk in a small saucepan. In a separate saucepan, melt the butter on low heat and stir in the flour. Be careful not to let the flour burn.
  • Add the cream to the butter-and-flour mixture. Blend well, and then slowly pour into the warmed milk. Cook over low heat for about 10 minutes, whisking continuously to form a creamy sauce.
  • Add the cheese, a handful at a time. Stir the cheese continually in a sideways figure eight pattern. Wait until the cheese is completely melted before adding more. Don’t allow the fondue mixture to boil. Sprinkle the caraway seeds on top and serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 2 Tbsp. cream
  • ¼ cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 tsp. caraway seeds

Directions

  • Warm the milk in a small saucepan. In a separate saucepan, melt the butter on low heat and stir in the flour. Be careful not to let the flour burn.
  • Add the cream to the butter-and-flour mixture. Blend well, and then slowly pour into the warmed milk. Cook over low heat for about 10 minutes, whisking continuously to form a creamy sauce.
  • Add the cheese, a handful at a time. Stir the cheese continually in a sideways figure eight pattern. Wait until the cheese is completely melted before adding more. Don’t allow the fondue mixture to boil. Sprinkle the caraway seeds on top and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories100
Total Fat7g
Saturated Fat5g
Cholesterol20mg
Sodium55mg
Total Carbohydrate4g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars1g
Protein3g