Weight Watcher’s Cheese Sauce Two Ways

Use this sauce on any vegetables you like – only 2 points per 3 tablespoons.  The second recipe uses Gruyere cheese (or any Swiss cheese) and I do not have the points value but I am sure it is about the same as the first recipe.

Weight Watcher's Cheese Sauce

  • 1/2 cup evaporated fat-free milk
  • 3 tbsp. flour
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup 2% sharp shredded cheese
  • 1/4 tsp. ground pepper (optional)

Whisk together the evaporated milk and flour in a small saucepan until smooth.  Stir in the 2% milk, mustard and salt.  Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring frequently, for about 4-5 minutes, or until slightly thickened.

Stir in the 2% cheese and pepper; remove from the heat and stir until the sauce is smooth.

Comment:  This cheese sauce is quite good!

Recipe by cookingwithauntjuju.com

Weight Watcher's Gruyere Cheese Sauce

Gruyere Cheese Sauce:

  • 4 tsp. flour
  • 1 cup 1% milk, divided
  • 1/2 cup Gruyere cheese
  • dash or two of garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste

Whisk flour with 2 tbsp. milk until smooth.  Heat the remaining milk in a small saucepan until steaming.  Add the flour mixture, whisking until the sauce bubbles and thickens for 2 to 3 minutes.  Remove from heat and stir in Gruyere, garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe by cookingwithauntjuju.com


See also Spicy Cheese Sauce for Vegetables, Cheese Sauce for Steak Fries and Blue Cheese Sauce.    Jalapeno Cheese Sauce is another good sauce, great on a turkey burger.

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