Posted by: A. C. Cockerill | April 13, 2021

Foodie Corner – 2021 – Post #1 – Microwave Cheese Sauce

Foodie Corner – 2021 – Post #1 – Microwave Cheese Sauce

How can you make a cheese sauce in the microwave?

My two cents, but please share yours:

  • 2 cans cream of chicken soup
  • 2 handfuls of shredded cheese to start (Cheddar, Swiss, Mozzarella, Monterey Jack, etc.)
  • 1/2c chicken broth (to thin out the sauce a little–should still be fairly thick as the soup will melt during cooking)
  • optional – 1/2c diced extras (ham, chicken, ground beef, veggies, nuts, etc.)
  • optional – 1/4c white wine (if making a Swiss fondue sauce) or Worcestershire sauce (if making Welsh rarebit)
  • optional – 1-2T dried herbs and/or spices (for example, for Tex-Mex queso, use cumin powder, coriander powder, chopped cilantro)

Mix all of the above ingredients. Taste for the right balance of cheese to soup. If necessary, add more shredded cheese to suit your taste. Stir. Nuke all in a covered microwave-safe dish for 3 minutes. Stir, and microwave for another 2-3 minutes until fully melty. Stir. Serve over meat or vegetables or starch.

Play with this recipe, especially with the herbs and spices, and make it your own. Enjoy.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Categories

%d bloggers like this: