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How to Make Cheesy Nachos - Easy Recipe

Max. D Gray
By Max. D Gray. Updated: March 23, 2022
How to Make Cheesy Nachos - Easy Recipe

Nachos is a typical Mexican dish and can be accompanied by numerous sauces, although one of the most common recipes is to make cheesy nachos with that typical melted cheese sauce we all enjoy with that characteristic orange color. Melted cheddar cheese is normally used to achieve such color, along with the corn triangles, although it can also be made with your favorite cheese. In this article, you will discover step by step how to prepare cheesy nachos.

2 diners Between 15 & 30 minutes low difficulty


You'll need:

  • Saucepan or small pot
  • Wooden spoon
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Steps to follow:


To prepare the cheese sauce for your easy cheesy nachos, you should put a little milk in a saucepan or a small pot and add the cheddar cheese. If you prefer, you can use any other variety of cheese that you like the most. This is not a problem, though the best cheeses to melt are soft, non-cured cheeses such as Fontina, Provolone, Gouda or Gruyere.

How to Make Cheesy Nachos - Easy Recipe - Step 1

You should melt the cheese and mix it with the milk on low heat. Pay attention that the cheese does not stick to the pan or burn. You can add more milk to get the right texture, but always try to add it slowly so you don't have too much liquid left.

How to Make Cheesy Nachos - Easy Recipe - Step 2

Also, once the cream cheese has the right consistency, you can add some spices, such as oregano, or even add jalapeno chillies, onion or pepper cut up into thin slices. You can give the personal touch you fancy to the sauce to accompany the nachos.

How to Make Cheesy Nachos - Easy Recipe - Step 3

Finally, you only need to pour the cheese sauce over the nachos and it's ready to eat! Your guests will definitely suck their fingers and leave a completely empty plate with this Mexican recipe so widespread all over the world.

How to Make Cheesy Nachos - Easy Recipe - Step 4

If you want that extra gooey texture, grate some extra cheese on top, put the nachos in the oven for two minutes and you'll see how extra-cheesy they are!

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  • Add some ready-made guacamole to give it some extra flavor or make it yourself at home for the perfect Mexican-style snack. Sour cream is also an addition that many enjoy.
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