Cheese Sauce

Easy Low Carb Cheese Sauce

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This 5-minute, easy keto cheese sauce for broccoli is irresistible! Once you see how to make a cheese sauce with 3 simple ingredients, you’ll never go back to the processed kind.

The easy cheese sauce comes together in minutes with ingredients you probably already have on hand! It’s low carb, keto-friendly, and perfect for topping your steamed veggies! We are broccoli fanatics.

Weird to admit, but it’s true. It’s just one of our favorite veggies and we will happily eat it steamed with just a little sprinkle of salt or raw, dunked in our homemade ranch dressing.

The homemade cheese sauce is so simple and starts with just a few ingredients: heavy cream, cream cheese, cheddar, Gruyere, and mustard powder.

This is the keto cheese sauce recipe you’ve been needing in your life! This is smooth, creamy, and full of flavor – no flour necessary. Learn how to make the cheese sauce, and you’ll never have to buy the fake orange sauce made with who knows what again!

WHAT IS KETO CHEESE SAUCE?

This keto cheddar cheese sauce recipe is a cheesy, flavorful sauce that you’ll want to put on just about everything.

This keto-friendly cheese sauce is made of just a few simple ingredients: cheddar cheese, heavy cream, almond milk (or any low carb friendly milk of choice), and butter. That’s it! Many sauces are thickened with a flour-based roux, but this one doesn’t need any of that! It’s really not hard to make it without flour.

CAN YOU MAKE IT FOR BROCCOLI AHEAD?

Yes, you can make this recipe for broccoli ahead of time. Store this recipe in the fridge for 4-5 days. When you’re ready to eat it, gently reheat it so that it heats slowly.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 ounces cheddar, grated
  • 3 ounces Gruyere, grated

Instructions

  • Add the heavy cream, cream cheese, and butter to a medium saucepan and cook over medium heat until the butter and cream cheese have melted.
  • Whisk in the ground mustard and pepper.
  • Remove from the heat and whisk in the cheddar and Gruyere until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
  • Serve immediately as the sauce will thicken as it cools.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 124 Kcal

Total Fat: 12g

Carbohydrates: 1g

Protein: 4g

We love this recipe and we know you will too. This is as easy as it gets, so what is your excuse now? Get yourself started today and Stay tuned for more such keto weight loss journeys, health content, and recipes! Also, don’t forget to follow us on Instagram for the daily dose of the Keto Lifestyle!

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