Velveeta Cheese Sauce Recipe

Velveeta Cheese Sauce Recipe

Made with simple ingredients, the Velveeta cheese sauce recipe will sway you away with its richness, creamy texture, and luscious flavor. It is a friendly sauce favorite of everyone from children to adults. At least in my family!

Since I just can not afford the absence of Velveeta cheese sauce on any scrumptious occasion, I usually prefer to make a large quantity and store it so that I do not miss its creamy and melting texture in my mouth.

How to Make Velveeta Cheese Sauce?

It is an unchallenging recipe that tastes heavenly. All you need to do is to make a roux, melt the Velveeta cheese in it and season it with some exquisite flavors to get the final version of the sauce. It takes a total of 20-25 minutes to make this delicious and creamy sauce. 

Ingredients for Velveeta Cheese Sauce Recipe

Everything that can make a rich and velvety sauce with scrumptious flavor is part of this yummy and creamy Velveeta cheese sauce. You need the following ingredients:

  • Unsalted butter = 2 tbsp
  • Chopped or shredded Velveeta cheese = 12 oz (3 cups)
  • Milk = 2 cups
  • All purpose flour = ¼ cup
  • Hot sauce = ½ tbsp
  • Ground black pepper = ¼ tsp
  • Granulated garlic = ¼ tsp
  • Salt = ½ tsp

Step-by-Step Guide for Making Velveeta Cheese Sauce Recipe

Follow this step-by-step guide to make this creamy and rich Velveeta cheese sauce:

Step 1

In a large pot, melt the butter on a medium-high heat. Then add the flour to melted butter and stir well to combine both of them. Keep mixing until the paste or roux is formed.

Step 2

In this roux, slowly add the milk and stir continuously. Then keep whisking on medium heat for 5 minutes so that the paste thickens.

Step 3

When the roux has been thickened to the desired level, remove it from the stove. Add the cubes or shreds of Velveeta cheese to the hot paste. Whisk well to melt and mix the Velveeta cheese.

Step 4

Then add salt, black pepper, granulated garlic, and hot sauce to the cheese sauce. Again stir well to combine all the ingredients.

Step 5

The yummy Velveeta cheese sauce is ready. Serve it with pasta, tortilla chips, or any other dish. Bon Appetit!

Recipe Tips

Here are some tips for your convenience:

  • If you are going to make pasta with this Velveeta cheese sauce, it will make about 14 oz of pasta.
  • To keep the sauce liquidy and runny, it is necessary to add milk.
  • For quick and good melting of the cheese into the roux, shred it instead of chopping.
  • While reheating, the low flame will guarantee you the original texture of the sauce.

Storage and Reheating

The leftover sauce can be stored easily in the refrigerator. Cool down the sauce and store it in a sealed and airtight container. It stays good in the refrigerator for 4 days and in the freezer for up to 3 months.

For reheating, transfer the sauce into a skillet or a frying pan. Then add some milk. Heat on low flame so that the sauce is warm. Stir gently to mix the milk and loosen the sauce. 

FAQs

How do you melt Velveeta into the sauce?

The cheese is first shredded and then melted in a skillet with butter and milk. Then seasonings are added. In this way, the sauce can be made from Velveeta cheese.

Can I use a microwave to make Velveeta cheese sauce?

Yes, you can make it in the microwave. Heat the milk and cheese in the microwave with occasional taking out and stirring. Heat until the cheese completely melts down and milk and other ingredients are mixed in it.

How do I store Velveeta cheese sauce?

After the Velveeta cheese sauce has been made, let it cool down. Then pour it into a container with an airtight lid and seal it. Store in the refrigerator for 4 days and freezer for 3 months.

Can I freeze Velveeta cheese sauce?

You can store the Velveeta cheese sauce in the freezer for 3 months. Store in an airtight container.

Closing

This velvety Velveeta cheese sauce is a perfect dipping sauce for your favorite snacks. And the good thing is that you can make it ahead of time, store it, and then use it whenever needed. Not only does it make everything taste better, but it also adds a richness and creamy texture that just melts in your mouth. So do not wait and go make this buttery and delicious sauce!

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Velveeta Cheese Sauce Recipe

Velveeta Cheese Sauce Recipe

It is an unchallenging recipe that tastes heavenly. All you need to do is to make a roux, melt the Velveeta cheese in it and season it with some exquisite flavors to get the final version of the sauce.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 253 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp Unsalted butter
  • 12 oz (3 cups) Chopped or shredded Velveeta cheese
  • 2 cups Milk
  • ¼ cup All purpose flour
  • ½ tbsp Hot sauce
  • ¼ tsp Ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp Granulated garlic
  • ½ tsp Salt

Instructions
 

  • In a large pot, melt the butter on a medium-high heat. Then add the flour to melted butter and stir well to combine both of them. Keep mixing until the paste or roux is formed.
  • In this roux, slowly add the milk and stir continuously. Then keep whisking on medium heat for 5 minutes so that the paste thickens.
  • When the roux has been thickened to the desired level, remove it from the stove. Add the cubes or shreds of Velveeta cheese to the hot paste. Whisk well to melt and mix the Velveeta cheese.
  • Then add salt, black pepper, granulated garlic, and hot sauce to the cheese sauce. Again stir well to combine all the ingredients.
  • The yummy Velveeta cheese sauce is ready. Serve it with pasta, tortilla chips, or any other dish. Bon Appetit!

Notes

Recipe Tips
Here are some tips for your convenience:
  • If you are going to make pasta with this Velveeta cheese sauce, it will make about 14 oz of pasta.
  • To keep the sauce liquidy and runny, it is necessary to add milk.
  • For quick and good melting of the cheese into the roux, shred it instead of chopping.
  • While reheating, the low flame will guarantee you the original texture of the sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 253kcal
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