How to Make Cheese Sauce in the MicrowaveSo easy - never buy pre-made sauce again!

  • Recipes
  • How to Make Cheese Sauce in the Microwave

Here’s how to make cheese sauce in the microwave! Cheese sauce is great for those nights when you’re in a rush to cook dinner. Your family will think you slaved away for hours to make this gorgeous sauce. We have…

Here’s how to make cheese sauce in the microwave!

Cheese sauce is great for those nights when you’re in a rush to cook dinner. Your family will think you slaved away for hours to make this gorgeous sauce.

How to Make Cheese Sauce in the Microwave

We have also included an Onion Sauce recipe for you to try.

serves
4
time needed
prep cook
ingredients
11
difficulty
Easy
rating (click to rate)
3.8 based on 12 ratings, click to rate

Ingredients

Microwave Cheese Sauce

  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Flour
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 cup Cheese (grated)

Onion Sauce

  • 1 Onion
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Cornflour
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 Cup Water


Method

  1. In a microwave jug melt the butter until frothy, add the flour and salt and whisk.
  2. Microwave for 20 seconds to cook out the flour.
  3. Add a small amount of milk and whisk until you get a creamy even consistency.  Whisk in the remaining milk and cheese.
  4. Microwave for 30 seconds and whisk, repeat until nice and thick.

Onion Sauce (Variation of White Sauce)

  1. In a small saucepan, boil a cup of water and the onion together until the onion is cooked through and soft.
  2. Add the butter and the milk and cook for another few minutes.
  3. In a small cup make a paste with the cornflour and a tiny amount of water.  Add to onion mixture and cook on low until the desired consistency.

Notes

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Microwave Cheese Sauce is not suitable for freezing.
  • If the mixture gets too thick whilst standing, add a bit more milk and whisk.
  • Makes a perfect cheese sauce for lasagna or pasta!

Facebook Comments

RELATED ARTICLE