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Nacho Cheese Sauce with Jalapeno

Rated as 3.9 out of 5 Stars

"Here's a simple jalapeno cheese sauce for chip dipping or for over tacos or anything needing a cheesy sauce with a kick."
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Ingredients

28 m servings 111 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (2 cups)

Directions

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  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Add onion, garlic, and jalapeno; cook and stir until onion turns translucent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir flour into onion mixture until vegetables are evenly coated. Pour in milk; cook and stir until mixture thickens slightly, 3 to 4 minutes. Add processed cheese food, stirring constantly, until melted and smooth, about 15 minutes more. Stir in pickled jalapeno juice.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 111 calories; 8.5 g fat; 5 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 25 mg cholesterol; 246 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

very good cheese sauce. Was a definite crowd pleaser at my wedding.

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It was sort of meh. Not much flavor. I ended up adding way more jalapeños and juice. Still tastes like warmed up plain velveeta not very nacho-ey .

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It was sort of meh. Not much flavor. I ended up adding way more jalapeños and juice. Still tastes like warmed up plain velveeta not very nacho-ey .

very good cheese sauce. Was a definite crowd pleaser at my wedding.

Made as written except that I added a couple more jalapeno's for more heat. Turns out I should have stuck to just three because my addition made it a little too spicy. Lesson learned. This melte...

Let me start out by saying I'm not a big fan of Velveeta Cheese but this one worked. Addictive cheese sauce.

Maybe add some hot sausage crumbles to it.

Used 3/4 c milk and 2 tsp cornstarch. Left out the taco seasoning, etc as I just wanted a cheese sauce for my daughters mac and cheese. Turned out PERFECT. Smoothest cheese sauce I have ever ...

I was going back between 2 and 3 stars because I didn't like it, but 2 out of 6 of my family did. Sooo 4 stars it is. I'll start off by saying we love Velveeta. And love just warming up Velveeta...

Pretty simple to make. Used serranos instead of jalapeños for that extra heat :). Not very Nachoey though

Good consistency, fairly easy and I would make it again with more peppers!