Home-made Cheesy Chive Sauce


  • 3 tbs plain flour
  • 25 g unsalted butter
  • 400 ml of boiling water
  • 1½ vegetable cubes (10 g each)
  • ½ cup chopped chive or green part of spring onions
  • 100 – 150 g mature Cheddar or other strong cheese (chopped)
  • black peppercorns

home made cheese sauce with chive recipe


  1. In a saucepan heat flour and butter stirring constantly until bubbling.
  2. In meantime dissolve cubes in boiling water.
  3. Gradually stir in bullion into the saucepan, bring to boil.
  4. Add cheese and continue cooking for about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  5. Stir in chive, season to taste with freshly cracked pepper.

Makes enough sauce for 4 – 6 servings.


Taste good served over brown rice, pasta, asparagus or as a dip for French fries à la Taco Bell. I often serve it as well with Bell Peppers Stuffed with Turkey & Mushrooms and recently also with Toad in the Hole.

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Your thoughts…

  1. What a terrific sauce,..easy to make but ooh so flavourfull!

  2. Thank you Sophie!! :)

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