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Homemade Bacon and Cheese Sauce

A delicious homemade bacon and cheese sauce to smother vegetables.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon and cheese sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 182 kcal
Author Andrea Vaughan

Ingredients

  • 2 slices bacon diced
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese grated

Instructions

  1. Cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon, leaving fat drippings in pan. Turn heat to medium and sprinkle in flour. Stir until flour has absorbed all the drippings, then slowly pour in milk, mixing constantly with a whisk. Keep whisking until you have a smooth roux. Add in salt.

  2. Reduce heat to medium-low and add in cheese. Stir constantly until the cheese is melted and sauce is thickened. Add in bacon pieces and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Bacon and Cheese Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 182 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 376mg16%
Potassium 123mg4%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 310IU6%
Calcium 222mg22%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.