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nacho cheese sauce recipe

5 Minute Nacho Cheese Sauce Recipe

Nacho Cheese Sauce Recipe will prepare within 5 minutes. Yes, I am not joking! it's a simple and easy cheese dip that will add a twist to nachos taste. For me, homemade is better than store bought.
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Course: Sauce
Cuisine: International, Maxican
Keyword: homemade nacho cheese sauce, how to make nacho cheese sauce, nacho cheese sauce recipe
Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 Persons
Calories: 69kcal
Author: Hinz


  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp All Purpose Flour
  • tsp Salt
  • tsp Black Pepper
  • tsp Paprika
  • 1 glass Milk
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese


  • In a pan, add butter and melt on low heat until it starts to show bubbles.
  • Now add all-purpose flour and a quick stir. Make sure the heat is low.
  • Cook the butter and flour until it becomes aromatic.
  • Now add pour a glass of milk and quickly stir to make a thick mixture.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and paprika.
  • As the sauce starts to get thick and forms a smooth texture then
  • Add cheese and give it a quick stir.
  • Continuously stir the sauce until it forms a blended smooth texture.
  • Thickens the sauce on low flame as per your desired requirements.


  • Don't cook for too long.
  • Use full-fat milk.
  • Never cook at a high temperature
  • Quickly stir the sauce to avoid lumps.
  • If sauce shows lumps then use an electric beater or whisk to make it smooth in texture. 
  • You can add any of these cheese to make the best sauce: cheddar, mozzarella, Velveeta or Monterey Jack.


Serving: 0.5Oz | Calories: 69kcal