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Chipotle Cheese Sauce

 Chipotle Cheese Sauce
Fans of Mexican flavor are sure to love this rich and smoky cheese sauce with a kiss of heat from chipotle peppers. It's great over baked potatoes. Melissa Jelinek Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
11 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • Hot cooked potatoes or eggs

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add chipotle
  • peppers; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Stir in flour and pepper until
  • blended; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2
  • minutes or until thickened. Stir in cheese until melted. Serve over
  • potatoes. Yield: 2-3/4 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1/4 cup sauce (calculated without potato) equals 137 calories, 10 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 162 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.