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September Cheese Recipe

 Recipe and photo courtesy for Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin

Recipe and photo courtesy for Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin

10-Minute Nacho Cheese

INGREDIENTS LIST

  • 2 tablespoons butter, cubed

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream

  • 1/2 cup milk

  • 1/4 teaspoon each garlic powder, onion powder and paprika

  • 8 ounces Wisconsin cheddar cheese, shredded (2 cups)

  • 4 ounces Wisconsin colby cheese, shredded (1 cup)

  • 1 can (4-ounces) diced green chilies

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Addition milk, as desired

  • Tortilla chips

Instructions: Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Whisk in flour until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Gradually whisk in cream, milk, garlic powder, onion powder and paprika. Bring to boil; cook and whisk for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat to low; gradually stir in cheddar and colby until melted. Removed from the heat. Stir in chilies. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add milk if sauce is too thick, a tablespoon at a time. Serve immediately with chips.