Nacho Cheese Sauce

Nacho Cheese Sauce


"Here's a simple cheese sauce to spread over tortilla chips. Add some jalapenos to spice things up a bit."


25 m servings 282 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 282 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 22.5 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 13.5 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 1095 mg
  • 44%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and stir in flour. Pour in the milk and stir until the mixture thickens. Stirring constantly, mix in cheese and salt. Continue to cook and stir until cheese has melted and all ingredients are well blended, about 15 minutes.
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  1. 521 Ratings


This recipe is not for a fancy cheese dip which includes gourmet cheeses and special ingredients. There are a thousand recipes for that. This particular recipe is for that fake tasting NACHO CHE...

This is a good "standard cheese sauce" recipe. My kids said it was not cheesy enough, but would eat it again if I made it. For Nachos I added a small can of chopped green chilis, it gave it a ...

I have been looking for a good cheese sauce for a long time and I have finally found it. This sauce was so good served over broccoli. The whole family loved it. Thanks for the recipe!

This is one of the best nacho cheeses i've ever had! A bit of mustard gives more zing and colouring the cheese is fun

I only give this three stars because it had a nice consistency, but it really only deserves two because it had no flavor. I even used the sharp cheddar singles. I had to throw in green chilies a...

DELICIOUS. I have been looking for a nacho cheese recipe similar to Velveeta, because here in Australia they eat nachos only with grated cheese, and this recipe is perfect. Love it!

This is wonderful! I needed a cheese sauce for a recipe. It deosn't need the salt. I love mixing it with rice and brocoli then baking it. I love this as a dip too! White American cheese an...

This sauce was very easy and quick to make. This is one of the best cheese sauces that I have ever tasted for nachos and jalapenos! Highly recommended!!

I was very pleased with the consistency of this sauce. I used 2% singles which didn't have too much flavor, but nonetheless, this was still a good, basic sauce. Next time I might play around w...