Wisconsin Cheese Sauce is a quick - but flavorful - sauce that can be served over poached chicken or fish, or steamed vegetables.

The sauce combines the flavors of mozzarella and Parmesan or asiago cheeses. It takes less than 10 minutes to cook in the microwave oven. The recipe is provided by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.Wisconsin Cheese Sauce

1 tablespoon butter

1 1/2 tablespoons flour

1 1/4 cups skim milk

6 tablespoons grated mozzarella cheese

3 tablespoons grated asiago or Parmesan cheese

1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel

1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon tarragon

Cayenne pepper to taste

1/8 teaspoon white pepper

Salt to taste

In a 1 1/2- to 2-quart microwave bowl, melt butter on high (100 percent power) for 1 1/2 minutes. Mix in flour, then whisk in milk. Cook on high about 4 1/2 minutes until thickened, stirring twice. Mix in remaining ingredients. Cook on high, stirring one or twice, until cheeses are melted and sauce is hot, about 1 1/2 minutes. Makes 1 1/4 cups.

- Recipe from: Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board