When it comes to making dishes with cheese, the possibilities are endless. A million plus one ideas pop into the head and I have to resist the urge to pair it with almost everything. December is a day away and this translates into holiday festivities filled with the gathering of friends and family. No gathering is ever complete without food. Good festive delicious food. I am excited already!
With that said, let us talk about this three-herb cheddar dipping sauce right here. It is the perfect combination of hearty, aromatic, scrumptious and healthy. When the right amount of coriander, thyme and parsley is added to this cheese dip, you get the most amazing sauce. With my friends over at Paramount Dairies, I bring you this herbed cheddar dipping sauce. This sauce not only is great to eat on its own but it can be used to accompany a wide range of fresh fruit and vegetables which makes it a perfect starter.
With the right amount of cheddar, this dipping sauce is not only hearty but very creamy, buttery and cheesy. Are you ready to make some dipping sauce?
What you will need:
1 C. Wheat (Baking) flour
1 C. Grated Cheddar cheese
2 ½ C. Milk
1 C. Butter/Margarine
1 Tsp. Coriander, finely chopped
1 Tsp. Thyme, finely chopped
1 Tsp. Parsley, finely chopped
2 Tbsp. Green Onions, finely chopped
Chilli oil (optional)
Put a sauce pan on medium heat and add the butter/margarine. Let the butter melt slowly. Once the butter has melted, drop in some chilli oil and then add the coriander, thyme, parsley and green onions. Stir well. When an aromatic flavour is released, add the flour a spoon at a time while stirring. After adding half the flour, Add half the grated cheddar. Stir well to avoid clumps. Pour in a cup of milk and keep stirring. Add the remaining half cup of flour a spoon at a time while stirring. Add the rest of the milk and cheddar cheese and let .the sauce simmer for about three minutes. Add salt to taste and remove from fire
Serve with sliced carrots, avocadoes, cucumbers, salt crackers and or bread sticks. Aside from the versatility of this dipping sauce, it is easy to make. Are you ready to conquer the holiday festivities with this dipping sauce? Hope you get to make this and let me know in the comments below when you do.
You can find Paramount Cheddar Cheese in major supermarkets in Kampala