This homemade keto cheese sauce is the perfect sauce for just about anything - chips, crackers, roasted vegetables, steak, chicken, eggs, you name it. It is rich and creamy and easy to customize based on the ingredients you have on hand. Best of all, it comes together in less than 10 minutes.
This recipe is from my book 30 Minute Ketogenic Cooking. It has over 60 quick and easy keto recipes that take less than 30 minutes to prepare.
Ingredients in Keto Cheese Sauce
How to make the Best Homemade Cheese Sauce
Step by Step Directions
STEP 1: Place the heavy cream, cheddar cheese, garlic, Dijon mustard, hot sauce, salt, and pepper in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir continuously until the cheese has melted and the ingredients are well incorporated.
Recipe Tips and Variations
Frequently Asked Questions
My favorite cheeses to use for homemade cheese sauce are cheddar, gruyere, havarti, Swiss, and parmesan.
If your cheese sauce is too thick, add a little extra cream or stock. If it is too thin, add more cheese.
I like to serve this with a veggie tray, with chips, over top of roasted vegetables, on eggs, on steak, and on chicken. The possibilities are endless.
What to serve with this keto cheese sauce
- Pour it over these Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Bacon
- Use it as a base for this Broccoli and Cheese Soup
- Serve it with Keto Nachos
- Use it as a dip for these Steamed Artichokes
- Serve on top of Loaded Waffle Omelets
- Drizzle some over top of these Beef Birria Quesatacos
- Enjoy it on top of these Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers
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