5 Minute Cheese Sauce 

When I was at the grocery store, they had some beautiful cauliflower.  I couldn’t help myself, I had to buy one for Chris and I for dinner.  It of course needed cheese sauce! 


I started out with milk, flour, salt, margarine, parmesan and grated cheese, of course. 

I melted the margarine in my microwave, in my large measuring cup then added the flour and salt and mixed it into a paste. 

The milk was next.  I whisked it until smooth. 

I microwaved this for 3 minutes on high heat,  in one minute increments until it started to thicken. 

I added the grated cheese and the parmesan and mixed it up. 

Then I microwaved it again on high heat for one more minute, until the cheese melted and it was smooth. 

Now all I had to do was pour it over the prepared cauliflower! 

Note: Because I had lots left over,  I’m thinking about adding some taco seasoning and salsa and making some nacho cheese for a snack! 


5 Minute Cheese Sauce 

Preparation time : 2 minutes Cooking Time : 5 minutes 


  • 2 tbsp butter or margarine 
  • 2 tbsp flour 
  • 1 1/2 cups milk 
  • 1/2 tsp salt 
  • 2 1/2 cups grated cheese 
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan 


  1. Melt margarine in microwave in a large measuring cup on high heat.
  2. Add flour and salt and whisk into a paste. 
  3. Pour milk in measuring cup and whisk until smooth. 
  4. Microwave on high heat for 3 minutes,  stirring every minute until it starts to thicken. 
  5. Add both cheeses and mix. 
  6. Microwave 1 additional minute until smooth and cheese is melted. 


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