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Easy Cheese Sauce


Broccoli with Cheese Sauce
Photo: Diana Rattray
This old fashioned cheese sauce is simple to prepare and is delicious on broccoli or asparagus, or served as a sauce for pasta.


  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup finely grated process American cheese
  • pepper, to taste
  • paprika


Heat milk in a heavy saucepan until steaming hot; do not boil. Stir in cheese, heating and stirring until cheese starts to melt. Remove from heat; stir until all cheese is melted and sauce is smooth. Add pepper and paprika, to taste.

Serve hot with macaroni, on vegetables, or as a sauce for hot dogs or sandwiches.
Makes about 1 cup of cheese sauce.

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