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  • 1 1/4 cups - shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoons - cornstarch
  • 1 cups - evaporated milk (fat-free)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons - hot sauce, optional, to taste
  • Directions:

    In a medium saucepan, place shredded cheese with cornstarch and stir together.

    Add evaporated milk. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly with a whisk until melted and sauce is thickened (about 10 minutes).

    If you desire a spicy cheese sauce, add in the hot sauce and stir to combine.

    Brief Description

    Lighter version of nacho cheese sauce you can make at home in just a few minutes.

    Main Ingredient:

    cheddar cheese

    Cuisine:  Mexican

    Prep Time: 5 min
    Cook Time: 10 min


    Perfect for nachos or serving over veggies.


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    Posted On:

    September 16, 2016

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