Cheese Sauce

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Recipe makes 2 portions

This ketogenic diet recipe provides approximately:

Nutritional content Quantity
MCT 10g
LCT 7.5g
Protein 5.1g
Carbohydrate 5.1g
Energy (calories) 198kcal
Ingredients Quantity
Butter 4g
Cornflour 7g
Skimmed milk powder e.g. Asda or Marvel 7g
betaquik® 100g
Full fat cheddar cheese, grated 30g
Seasoning To taste


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan and gradually add cornflour. Stir continuously (soft lumps will form but continue to stir) and cook for 1-2 minutes on a low heat.
  2. Mix skimmed milk powder with the smallest amount of water possible to make a paste.
  3. Add skimmed milk paste and betaquik® to the cornflour until a smooth sauce is formed (can add a little water if desired).
  4. Simmer for 3 minutes (do not boil) until thickened and season. Add more water at this stage if a thinner consistency is desired.
  5. Stir in grated cheese until melted.
  6. Divide sauce into 2 equal portions.


Top tip

  • Adding mustard powder, tabasco sauce, or garlic can give the saucea bit of a kick!


Serving suggestions

  • Stir through cooked very low carbohydrate pasta, then bake or grill
    until lightly browned on top
  • Pour over steamed or cooked permitted vegetables (see cauliflower cheese recipe card)


To download the Cheese Sauce recipe card click here

Recipe demonstration

betaquik® is a food for special medical purposes and must be used under medical supervision. This recipe has been specifically designed for use in a ketogenic diet. Refer to labels for allergens and other product information.

Always check with your dietitian what is suitable for you.