Keto Cheese Sauce – Low Carb Bechamel White Sauce Recipe

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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.

keto cheese sauce recipe
keto cheese sauce recipe

A delicious Keto Cheese Sauce – Aka Low-carb “Bechamel” sauce that you can make with cream cheese easily to add flavor 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 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

  • 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 it in the fridge. Reheat over low heat, whisking continuously.
Ketogenic Cheesy Bechamel Sauce (Gluten Free, Grain Free, Low Carb, High Fat)
Keto Cheese Sauce

Keto Cheese Sauce - Low-Carb Bechamel White Sauce

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.
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Course: Condiments
Cuisine: American, Australian, British, French, Italian
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Servings: 10 serves
Calories: 389kcal
Author: Gerri

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese

Instructions

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

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 95g | Calories: 389kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 384mg | Potassium: 71mg | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 1375IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 156mg | Iron: 0.2mg

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 keto cheese sauce is such a versatile recipe for adding extra flavor to otherwise boring meals. Its also relatively cheap to use cream cheese for white 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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