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Homemade Cheese Sauce and Salsa for Nachos (2)

Homemade Cheese Sauce and Salsa for Nachos

Recipe for Homemade Cheese Sauce and Salsa for Nachos. Easy recipe with homemade nacho fixings. With step by step pictures.

  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 1/2 cup each 1x



For the Cheese Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon maida (all purpose flour)
  • 1/2 cup milk (Add 1/4 cup more if need be)
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon tomato ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce

For the Salsa

  • 1 tomato, peeled, de-seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup capsicum, finely chopped
  • 2 sprigs coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • a pinch of sugar
  • juice of half a lime
  • Tortilla chips for serving!


For the Cheese Sauce

  1. Place a heavy pan on medium heat. Add in the butter and maida (all purpose flour). Saute till the mixture forms a thick roux.
  2. Add in the milk and the cheese. Add in the tomato ketchup and hot sauce. Whisk well for a couple of minutes. Add little milk if necessary to adjust the thickness of the sauce. Once the sauce is bubbling and smooth, remove from heat and set aside to cool.

For the Salsa

  1. Take a bowl and add in all the ingredients for salsa. Mix well and refrigerate until required. The salsa can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a day.
  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Category: Snacks
  • Cuisine: Mexican