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.
In a microwave jug melt the butter until frothy, add the flour and salt and whisk.
Microwave for 20 seconds to cook out the flour.
Add a small amount of milk and whisk until you get a creamy even consistency. Whisk in the remaining milk and cheese.
Microwave for 30 seconds and whisk, repeat until nice and thick.
In a small saucepan, boil a cup of water and the onion together until the onion is cooked through and soft.
Add the butter and the milk and cook for another few minutes.
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.
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!
We have also included an Onion Sauce recipe for you to try.