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Simple Nacho Cheese Sauce

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Delicious nacho cheese sauce doesn't have to be hard to make or packed with processed cheese products that aren't even food. Well, real food. Here is a homemade cheese sauce using real natural ingredients and made from scratch.

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Ingredients

 1 tablespoon butter
 1 tablespoon flour
 1 cup whole milk
 ¼ teaspoon sea salt
 ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
Yields2 Servings
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup

Servings 2

Prep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins

Instructions

1

In a saute pan, melt the butter over a medium-low heat. Sift in the flour and mix until well

2

Add the milk and turn the heat to medium-high. Whisk the mixture until well combined.

3

Add the salt and cayenne pepper.

4

Once the mixture begins to simmer, reduce to medium heat. Adjust as needed to keep a low simmer. Cook for 2 minutes. The sauce should thicken.

5

Remove the pan from the heat. Add in a handful of the cheese and mix until it is fully melted and incorporated. Repeat until all of the cheese has been incorporated.

6

If you keep heat during this step, you risk the cheese breaking.

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Ingredients

 1 tablespoon butter
 1 tablespoon flour
 1 cup whole milk
 ¼ teaspoon sea salt
 ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions

1

In a saute pan, melt the butter over a medium-low heat. Sift in the flour and mix until well

2

Add the milk and turn the heat to medium-high. Whisk the mixture until well combined.

3

Add the salt and cayenne pepper.

4

Once the mixture begins to simmer, reduce to medium heat. Adjust as needed to keep a low simmer. Cook for 2 minutes. The sauce should thicken.

5

Remove the pan from the heat. Add in a handful of the cheese and mix until it is fully melted and incorporated. Repeat until all of the cheese has been incorporated.

6

If you keep heat during this step, you risk the cheese breaking.

Simple Nacho Cheese Sauce Main

Simple Nacho Cheese Sauce