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Amazing Simple Cheese Sauce

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This easy and tangy cheesy sauce is great on just about anything: potatoes, french fries, nachos and more.

30MIN

Total Cooking Time

4

Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Servings:
6
Serves 6
2 cups
Sharp Cheddar Cheese , freshly shredded
12 fl oz
Evaporated Milk , divided
1/2 Tbsp
Hot Sauce
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Author's Notes

Whatever you do…shred your own cheese. Store-bought pre-shredded cheese has additives in it to prevent clumping. Those additives plus the corn starch in this recipe will cause it to be grainy instead of smooth.

Directions

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Step 1
Hand shred the Sharp Cheddar Cheese (2 cups) .
Step 2
In a medium sized bowl, toss cheese with Corn Starch (1 Tbsp) . Toss until well coated.
Step 3
Transfer cheese mixture to medium sauce pan. Add the Evaporated Milk (8 fl oz) and the Hot Sauce (1/2 Tbsp) . Cook over low heat, stirring constantly.
Step 4
Continue to cook and stir until cheese is melted. Add the remaining Evaporated Milk (4 fl oz) slowly, stirring until well blended and heated through.
Step 5
Remove from heat and serve with your favorite cheese-worthy food!

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