healthy nacho cheese sauce
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Healthy Nacho cheese sauce

A healthy twist to classic nacho cheese dip which is easy to prepare and a crowd pleaser too. Nutritious and healthy too.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, dip
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 3 cups
Author: Khushboo


  • 1 tablespoon cooking olive oil / veg oil
  • 1 tablespoon whole wheat/ multi grain flour
  • 1.5 cups full fat milk
  • 1 cup carrot puree
  • 2 cups grated medium cheddar cheese
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper powder / paprika
  • Dash of black pepper
  • Salt to taste.


  • Warm up the milk in microwave or stove top until it comes to a simmer .Heat oil in heavy bottom pot on medium low flame. Once warm , add in the wheat flour and stir it continuously for 30 seconds. Slowly add in the warm milk stirring continuously with other hand. Switch to a hand whisk if desired to get rid of lumps if any. Let the mixture come to a simmer and thicken. Now slowly add in the carrot puree . Add in the salt , pepper, paprika. Give a quick mix occasionally . Let the sauce come to a simmer. Now add in the cheese and switch off the flame. Gently mix the cheese in until it has melted and you have a smooth sauce. Taste test and adjust the spices.


refer to important notes and substitutions below.