Homemade Nacho Cheese Sauce Recipe

Why go out and buy a huge can of this delicious stuff when it’s so easy to make at home? This homemade cheese sauce is perfect when paired with your favorite nachos. If you want a spicy kick, you can add some jalapenos.

Homemade Nacho Cheese Sauce Recipe

How To Make Homemade Nacho Cheese Sauce

This homemade nacho cheese sauce recipe will save you trips to the store. Made with gooey cheese and rich butter to pair with your favorite chips.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 20 mins


  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 lb cheddar cheese
  • 4 jalapenos, minced (optional)


  1. Melt the butter and flour together at medium-low heat until they form a thickened sauce, for approximately 4 minutes.
  2. Add the milk, onion powder and cheese. If you want to add jalapenos, add them at this point.
  3. Stir constantly until the cheese is melted, for approximately 10 minutes.
  4. Serve warm.


  • Sugar: 4g
  • :
  • Calcium: 483mg
  • Calories: 335kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 81mg
  • Fat: 27g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 162mg
  • Protein: 17g
  • Saturated Fat: 17g
  • Sodium: 430mg
  • Vitamin A: 920IU
  • Vitamin C: 9mg
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