This Keto Cheese Sauce is a very easy low-carb version of the delicious béchamel white sauce. It’s a great low-carb white sauce to smother a steak in or pour over your favorite keto meatballs recipe

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Keto cheese sauce – low-carb béchamel white sauce recipe.

A delicious Keto Cheese Sauce – Aka Low-carb “Bechamel” sauce that you can make with cream cheese easily to add flavour and fat to many meat and vegetable dishes..

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We use Mozzarella Cheese to thicken our keto cheese sauce (also known as “bechamel sauce”) as Cheddar Cheese releases a lot of oil when added. Mozzarella also blends well when making a a low-carb white sauce with cream cheese. 

This keto cheese sauce recipe is easy to halve, or quarter, to fit your next cheesy coated meal. When reheating, do so over very low heat with continuous whisking as the sauce can split.

This keto cheese sauce recipe makes 10 serves. One serve is 100ml/3.5oz.

Keto cheese sauce low-carb "béchamel" white sauce

Keto cheese sauce low-carb “béchamel” white sauce.

Ingredients for Keto Cheese Sauce (Low-Carb):

  • 8 ounces of Cream Cheese
  • 1 cup of Butter
  • 1 cup of Heavy Cream
  • 2 cups of Mozzarella Cheese, shredded

Just be sure when you’re choosing the cream cheese for this low-carb béchamel sauce that you select the “full-cream”. Avoid any no-fat or skim cream cheese, you want your sauce to be low-carb not low-fat.

How To Make Keto Cheese Sauce (Low-Carb Béchamel White Sauce):

  1. In a saucepan, place the cream cheese, butter and heavy cream and place over low heat.
  2. Continue stirring until the cream cheese has melted and all ingredients are combined.
  3. Add the mozzarella cheese and whisk continuously until it is melted and fully combined.
  4. Use the sauce immediately, or store in the fridge. Reheat over low heat, whisking continuously.
Ketogenic Cheesy Bechamel Sauce (Gluten Free, Grain Free, Low Carb, High Fat)
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Keto Cheese Sauce - Low-Carb Bechamel White Sauce Recipe - "Easy" & Delicious

Thick, creamy and oh-so cheesy! Our Ketogenic Cheesy Bechamel Sauce is one of those basic sauces that are so useful to have in your repertoire.
Course Condiments
Cuisine American, Australian, British, French, Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10 serves
Calories 389 kcal
Author Gerri

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, place the cream cheese, butter and heavy cream and place over low heat.
  2. Continue stirring until the cream cheese has melted and all ingredients are combined.
  3. Add the mozzarella cheese and whisk continuously until it is melted and fully combined.
  4. Use the sauce immediately, or store in the fridge. Reheat over low heat, whisking continuously.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Keto Cheese Sauce - Low-Carb Bechamel White Sauce Recipe - "Easy" & Delicious
Amount Per Serving (95 g)
Calories 389 Calories from Fat 351
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 39g 60%
Saturated Fat 24g 120%
Cholesterol 124mg 41%
Sodium 384mg 16%
Potassium 71mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Sugars 0g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 27.5%
Vitamin C 0.2%
Calcium 15.6%
Iron 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Low-Carb Cheese Sauce Uses:

  • Goes with steak dishes
  • Pouring over steamed broccoli
  • Blending with cauliflower
  • With a roast chicken
  • As a dip for adding fat to seafood such as prawn (shrimp) lobster and crab. Most shellfish are quite high in protein and low-carb but lack fat content. Low-carb cheese sauce allows you to enjoy them.

Low-carb cheese sauce is such a versatile recipe for adding extra flavour to otherwise boring meals. Its also relatively cheap to use cream cheese for sauces as opposed to buying ready made (if you can find any low-carb cheese sauces with no sugar added on the shelves).

To make a larger batch of Keto Cheese Sauce adjust the serving amounts in the recipe card above.

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