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How to Make Cheese Nachos

If you’re looking to make top-notch nachos, you’ve come to the right place.


  • Step 1: Melt butter Melt the butter over medium-low heat in a saucepan.
  • Step 2: Whisk in flour Whisk in the flour.
  • TIP: Add the flour one tablespoon at a time to avoid clumping.
  • Step 3: Add milk Add the milk after the flour has settled. Mix until the sauce has an even consistency.
  • Step 4: Add cheese and salt Add the cheese and salt. After the cheese has melted, turn the burner to low, and allow the sauce to simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Step 5: Prepare the chips Spread one-half of a bag of tortilla chips on a large platter.
  • TIP: For a little spice, spread chopped jalapeno peppers over the chips.
  • Step 6: Bake chips Bake the chips at 300 degrees for about 10 minutes.
  • Step 7: Spread cheese Remove chips from the oven and spread the cheese evenly over them. Serve immediately, and enjoy!
  • FACT: November 6th is National Nachos Day, and October 21st is the International Day of the Nacho.

You Will Need

  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • 1 c. milk
  • 8 slices cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • Bag of tortilla chips
  • A saucepan
  • A whisk
  • A large platter
  • Jalapeno peppers

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