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10-Minute Nacho Cheese Dip

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10-Minute Nacho Cheese Dip

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"Lord have mercy on my diet, because this was some of the best dip I've ever had the pleasure of gracing my mouth with." - SaraCat


  • 2 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 cups (8 oz) Burnett Dairy Sharp Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup (4 oz) Burnett Dairy Colby Cheese, shredded
  • 1 can (4 ounces) diced green chiles, undrained
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Additional milk
  • Tortilla chips


Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Whisk in flour until smooth. Gradually whisk in the cream, milk, garlic powder, onion powder and paprika. Bring to a boil; cook and whisk for 2 minutes or until thickened.

Reduce heat to low; gradually whisk in Cheddar and Colby until melted.

Remove from the heat. Stir in green chiles. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency. Serve with tortilla chips.

Recipe and photo © Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin

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