How to Make Homemade Cheese Sauce

Home » Recipes » The Pantry » Sauces, Dressings and Toppings » How to Make Homemade Cheese Sauce

As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases. Posts may contain affiliate links.

The perfect cheese sauce for nachos, veggies and everything else your imagination can run wild with!

The perfect cheese sauce for nachos, veggies and everything else your imagination can run wild with. Find out how to make it from A Good Life Farm.

The chipotle chili powder in this sauce gives it a nice little kick and a smokey flavor that you will love.

I add several new posts every week – Sign Up for the Free Newsletter and Never Miss a Thing!

The perfect cheese sauce for nachos, veggies and everything else your imagination can run wild with. Find out how to make it from A Good Life Farm.

Try browning some ground beef with taco seasoning. Sprinkle over a plate of tortilla chips, drizzle this awesome sauce all over the top. Then finish it off with some pickled jalapeno pepper slices.

Tadaa! Quick and easy nachos for any football party!

The perfect cheese sauce for nachos, veggies and everything else your imagination can run wild with. Find out how to make it from A Good Life Farm.

Did You Make This Recipe? I would love for you to rate it in the recipe card, and I’d love to hear your thoughts!

The perfect cheese sauce for nachos, veggies and everything else your imagination can run wild with. Find out how to make it from Cosmopolitan Cornbread.

How to Make Homemade Cheese Sauce

Constance Smith - A Good Life Farm
The perfect cheese sauce for nachos, veggies and everything else your imagination can run wild with.
4.75 from 4 votes
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 20
Calories 66 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Tb unsalted butter
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 2 Tb all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 8 oz. sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle chili powder

Instructions
 

  • To begin, melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  • When the butter is melted, toss in the grated garlic. Cook for 1 minute.
  • Whisk in the flour and let it cook for one minute.
  • Add in the milk and stir continually with a whisk until the mixture thickens.
  • Add in the shredded cheese, continuing to stir with a whisk until the cheese is melted and the sauce is smooth.
  • Stir in the chipotle chili powder.
  • Remove from heat and serve.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Variation 1: If you are using this sauce for veggies, feel free to omit the garlic and chipotle chili powder for a basic cheese sauce.
Variation 2: Try stirring in a cup of your favorite salsa!

Nutrition

Calories: 66kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 3gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 77mgPotassium: 30mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 183IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 96mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information is auto-generated and the accuracy is not guaranteed.

Did You Try This?I'd Love For You to Share it on Instagram and tag me! @A_Good_Life_Farm

Leave a Comment

Recipe Rating




This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.