Microwave Nacho Cheese Dipping Sauce Recipe

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Did you know that you can make a cheese sauce in less than a minute in a microwave?  There are lots of tasty ways to eat cheese sauce: use it as a Nacho cheese dip for dipping the chips, dip veggies in it, mix it with the pasta to make mac-n-cheese or pour the cheese sauce on a baked potato!

Even if you never cooked anything in your life, you can make this super-easy microwave cheese dip :)  This microwave cheese sauce recipe takes just 1 minute to make, and it requires only two ingredients – cheese and milk!

For the cheese, you need the slices of processed American cheese or Velveeta (the ones that are sold in packages of individually wrapped “Singles” slices).  This kind of cheese melts really well and results in smooth cheese sauce!

Microwave Nacho Cheese Dipping Sauce Recipe


  • 4 slices processed American cheese or Velveeta
  • 1 tbsp milk

Instructions How To Make Cheese Sauce

  • Tear the cheese slices into small pieces and put in a small microwave-safe dish. Pour the milk over the cheese pieces.
  • Microwave for 30 seconds and mix with a fork. If not completely melted, microwave for another 30 seconds, until the cheese sauce is melted and smooth.
  • Serve the cheese sauce immediately. You can also keep it warm with the fondue pot or a special tiny crockpot that is made for dips.

Cooking time: 1 minute

Enjoy this yummy cheese sauce – the ultimate quick and easy recipe!  For more great recipes you can make in your microwave, check out microwave corn on the cob, microwave baked potato and microwave egg recipe.

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