Rachael’s Cheese French Fry Topping

Tired of plain old ketchup with your fries? Take your fries to the next level with this delicious cheese sauce from Rachael Ray.

bowl of cheese sauce

I wanted to do something a little different to garnish my fries so decided to give this Cheese French Fry Topping recipe a shot from Celebrity Chef Rachael Ray.

cheese sauce in saucepan

Some of you are probably thinking why would I want to put a cheese sauce on my french fries? Well putting cheese on fries is not a new thing.

Think Chili Cheese Fries or the now-famous Authentic Canadian Poutine.

Cheese French Fry Topping

But you are not limited to using this cheese sauce on your french fries. You can also use it for dipping your fries, pretzels or even chicken tenders. You can even use it as a topping on your burgers.

Cheese French Fry Topping

The original recipe calls for Sharp Cheddar Cheese but you can use a medium or mild cheddar cheese.

cheese sauce on turkey burger

You will need the following ingredients to make this Cheese French Fry Topping recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Unsalted Butter, All Purpose Flour, Milk, Salt & Pepper, Sharp Cheddar Cheese and Yellow Mustard.

  1. In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
  2. Whisk in the flour and cook for 1 minute. Add the milk and cook until thickened about 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add the cheddar cheese and whisk until the cheese is completely melted.
  4. Remove the sauce from the heat and stir in the mustard.
  5. Drizzle the sauce over french fries or use it as a dipping sauce.

Printable Recipe Card

cheese french fry topping

Rachael’s Cheese French Fry Topping

Tired of plain old ketchup with your fries? Take your fries to the next level with this delicious cheese sauce from Rachael Ray.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course Sauces
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 330 kcal

Equipment

  • Saucepan

Ingredients
 

  • 3 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 2 Tbsp All Purpose Flour
  • 1 ¼ cups Milk
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 1 ½ cups Sharp Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 1 Tbsp Yellow Mustard
  • 28 oz Frozen French Fries

Instructions
 

  • In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
  • Whisk in the flour and cook for 1 minute. Add the milk and cook until thickened, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add the cheddar cheese and whisk until the cheese is completely melted.
  • Remove the sauce from the heat and stir in the mustard.
  • Drizzle the sauce over french fries or use as a dipping sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 330kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 7gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 528mgPotassium: 405mgFiber: 4gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 325IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 167mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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One Comment

  1. Joseph says:

    This sauce is to die for. My family just loved it and could not get enough of this sauce.