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Nacho Cheese Dip

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Time to break out the drinks, snacks and dips because it’s Friday! If you have 10 free minutes, you can make this super easy and delicious Nacho Cheese Dip. Move over “jar sauce”, this home made version made with natural ingredients is moving in to stay!

Nacho Cheese Dip
Nacho Cheese Dip

Looking for a new easy dip to make? Well, you got to try this Nacho Cheese Dip out soon. It uses few ingredients, is easy to make and is downright delicious!

And if you can enjoy great food like this Nacho Cheese Dip, I’m all in. If you love Nachos, take a look at my Loaded Veggie Nachos, they are pretty great as well.

Nacho Cheese Dip
Nacho Cheese Dip

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Nacho Cheese Dip
Nacho Cheese Dip

Notes About The Nacho Cheese Dip

  • It’s takes a total of 10 minutes and it has so few ingredients.  It is a million times better than any jar dip and I think anyone can make it at home with ease.
  • I used sharp cheddar which worked really well for this sauce.  You can replace it with another cheese if you prefer.  I did use whole milk as it gives a richer dip.  You can easily substitute semi skimmed if it’s what you have or prefer.
  • The basis for making this dip, is starting with a roux sauce.  So easy to do and if you follow the very easy recipe below, you shouldn’t have any problems. 
  • You can make this in advance and put it in the fridge. When reheating, put the dip in a small saucepan set over low heat.  Stir constantly until the dip has melted completely then remove from heat. If you do this too quickly over high heat, you will risk curdling the sauce. 
Nacho Cheese Dip
Nacho Cheese Dip

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Nacho Cheese Dip

If you have 10 free minutes, you can make this super easy and delicious Nacho Cheese Dip. With just a few ingredients and little time, this makes a great addition to Taco night!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: North American, Tex Mex
Keyword: blue cheese, nachos
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 182kcal
Author: Julia Pinney


  • 2 Tablespoon butter
  • 2 Tablespoon flour
  • 1 Cup milk
  • 1 1/2 Cups cheddar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon chili powder


  • In a medium saucepan set over medium to high heat add the butter until melted. Whisk in the flour quickly until a paste forms. Reduce heat to medium low and continue stirring and cooking the flour for about a minute.
  • Gradually start pouring in the milk whisking as you pour. It will start to thicken as you stir and it cooks. Once you have added all the milk, continue stirring until it thickens about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and all the the cheese at once. Stir until the cheese is completely melted, Season with salt and chili powder. Stir well and serve immediately.

*A note on times provided: appliances vary, any prep and/or cook times provided are estimates only.

Nutrition Facts
Nacho Cheese Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 182 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 44mg15%
Sodium 423mg18%
Potassium 81mg2%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 515IU10%
Calcium 250mg25%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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By on October 20th, 2017
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