Homemade Nacho Cheese Sauce Recipe

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Recipes.net Team March 12, 2020

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.

How To Make Homemade Nacho Cheese Sauce

  • 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.

How To Make Homemade Nacho Cheese Sauce

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

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

Instructions

  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.

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Nutrition

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