White Nacho Cheese Sauce


This white cheese sauce for nachos is easy to make and ready to serve in a matter of minutes!

close up view of tater tots covered with White Nacho Cheese Sauce, tomatoes, peppers and black olives
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


  • 2 tablespoons margarine

  • 2 tablespoons self-rising flour

  • 2 cups milk

  • 2 cups shredded pepper Jack cheese


  1. Melt margarine in a small saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour until it forms a paste; gradually stir in milk so that no lumps form. Cook and stir until sauce is thickened.

  2. Remove saucepan from heat and stir in cheese until smooth.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

382 Calories
29g Fat
11g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 382
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 14g 71%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 563mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 512mg 39%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 191mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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