White Cheese Sauce

White Cheese Sauce

Wilemon 231

"This is an awesome Monterey Jack sauce that goes great over chicken enchiladas, or used as a dip for chips or Mexican-style appetizers."


30 m servings 172 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 172 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 16.8 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 45 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 294 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, and stir in shredded cheese until melted. Mix in sour cream and green chilies, and cook, stirring occasionally just until heated through. Do not allow to boil.
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UPDATE 11/2/2010 I am the submitter of this recipe. Since many cooks are having problems with the consistency of this recipe, I am thinking the best way to cook this is with a double boiler. ...

This is the exact same cheese dip the mexican rest. serves. I think the other reviews that were failures used the wrong type of cheese, all monterey jack is NOT the same. In fact the cheaper pro...

This cheese sauce is EXCELLENT!!!!! I do agree, cut the butter in half, but so simple and extremely tasty! I don't know where the last two reviewers went wrong; I think probably cooked it too ...

The way I made this sauce was great over nachos. I first made the recipe as written. I didn't like the chilis at all. Plus I felt like all that butter was not necessary. So the second time I...

Well...it's hard for me to fairly rate this recipe. i had been looking forward to having a white cheese dip (similar to those in mexican restaurants). so this morning when i found the recipe, i ...

Here in Charleston, On the Border, is simply the best Mexican restaurant. They make a Chicken Burrito with a sour cream sauce that I have tried to duplicate for years....no longer, I found it ...

My husband loves Mexican food and one of his favorites is the white sauce. Very good. I tried this and had the same problem as another reviewer...too buttery. So, I tried a second time....and...

this is great, I use pepper jack cheese and half a can of rotell, I wouldn't use this for chips though, this is more like a white sauce for taquitos or enchiladas. Infact this is the SAME sauc...

Sooo good on chicken enchiladas. Served at a wedding rehearsal dinner and got terrific compliments! The white ones were gone first :) Cook the sauce on simmer for a long time to get it nice a...