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Smooth creamy cheese sauce with a zesty bit of heat.  Perfect for serving over a plate of nachos, or with tortilla chips for dipping.

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
A smooth creamy cheese sauce with a bit of heat. Perfect for serving over a plate of nachos.
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8
Author: Christoph
  • 4 ounces pepper jack cheese grated
  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 12 ounce can evaporated milk divided
  • 2 teaspoons Tabasco more or less to taste
  • pinch salt
  1. Toss together cheese and cornstarch in a medium-sized saucepan until evenly coated.
  2. Stir in 1 cup evaporated milk, the hot sauce and salt.
  3. Cook over medium-low heat stirring often, until thickened, smooth, and bubbly.
  4. Stir in additional evaporated milk if needed until desired consistency is reached.
Cooks Notes

(Recipe from Smitten Kitchen)

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