Broccoli Cheese Sauce Recipe

This cheddar cheese sauce recipe is really easy to make and can definitely be used on more than just broccoli. We also use this cheese sauce for cauliflower, or whenever a recipe calls for a creamy cheese sauce. It’s a great cheese sauce for potatoes, chicken, in any type of vegetable bake, or makes a simple cheese sauce for pasta.



  1. Allow milk to warm to room temperature.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Sprinkle flour over melted butter while stirring to form a roux. Then cook for several minutes.
  4. Gradually add milk to roux while whisking to form a well blended mixture.
  5. Cook about 5 minutes until thickened.
  6. Gradually add in the cheese while stirring constantly until it is melted and smooth.
  7. Serve hot.
  8. If you would like to spice things up add 2 teaspoons hot sauce and 1 teaspoon chili powder.


Use our favorite long handle measuring spoons to measure and stir the ingredients together!