Wisconsin Cheddar Lemon Sauce and Asparagus

  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 to 4 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup - 4 oz. shredded Wisconsin Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 tsp hot pepper sauce
  • Salt, to taste
  • Lemon wedges for garnish (optional)
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Melt butter in 1 quart saucepan; whisk in flour. Cook and stir over low heat 2 minutes.

Gradually whisk in milk. Cook and stir about 2 minutes until smooth and thickened.

Stir in lemon juice. Gradually mix in cheese. Add pepper sauce and salt. Cook and stir until smooth.

Serve hot over asparagus cooked crisp-tender. Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.

Servings: 6
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member