10 Best Leftover Cheese Sauce Recipes

Freshly warmed cheese sauce is one of the tastiest snacks available (it is definitely better than protein powder), Instead of throwing out this cheese sauce, you can actually refrigerate it and use it in other tasty recipes. Use up any extra cheese sauce you have with these recipe:

Loaded Baked Potatoes

What You Need

  • Baked potatoes
  • Leftover cheese sauce
  • Sour cream
  • Bacon bits
  • Green onions
  • Salt and pepper

How to Make It

This one is incredibly easy. All you need to do is bake your potatoes however you want, heat the cheese sauce, and combine all the toppings on top of your baked potatoes.

Cheese Stuffed Omelet

What You Need

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Leftover cheese sauce
  • Whatever omelet fillings you like

How to Make It

To enjoy your canned nacho cheese at breakfast, whisk together the eggs and water and pour into a pan over medium high heat. Quickly cook your omelet base, and then add your cheese sauce and omelet fillings once the eggs began to solidify. Fold the eggs over your fillings, cook a few more minutes to warm the cheese, and enjoy!

Welsh Rarebit

What You Need

  • Good bread, sliced thickly
  • Leftover cheese sauce
  • Chopped chives

How to Make It

This classic snack is done in minutes. Use your broiler to toast the bread while you heat up your cheese sauce in the microwave or stove. Pour the sauce over the top of the toast and sprinkle with chives to complete.

Kentucky Hot Brown Sandwich

What You Need

  • White bread
  • Sliced turkey
  • Bacon
  • Tomato
  • Leftover cheese sauce

How to Make It

Make this traditional Kentucky sandwich by combining the turkey, bacon, and bread into an open-faced sandwich. Top with cheese sauce and slide under broiler until sauce is bubbly. Top with tomato and serve.

Cheesy Broccoli Soup

What You Need

 

  • Head of broccoli
  • Onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup stock
  • 1 cup milk
  • Leftover cheese sauce

How to Make It

A simple broccoli soup is easy to make. All you have to do is chop the onion and sauté it in butter. Then you add the chopped broccoli, stock, and milk, and simmer until tender. Puree the soup, stir in your cheese sauce, and enjoy!

Chicken Burritos

What You Need

  • Flour tortillas
  • Shredded cooked chicken
  • Salsa
  • Leftover nacho cheese sauce
  • Cooked rice
  • Sour cream
  • Avocado

How to Make It

Lay out your flour tortillas and then layer all ingredients on it in the following order: sour cream, avocado, rice, chicken, salsa, and nacho cheese. Fold over the ends before wrapping the tortilla around the sides to make a classic burrito shape.

Cheesy Roasted Vegetables

What You Need

  • 2 cups chopped broccoli, cauliflower, or brussel sprouts
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Leftover cheese sauce

How to Make It

Toss vegetables with oil, salt, and pepper, and spread them on a single layer of a pan. Bake at 425 for 25 minutes. Spice up this dinner side by warming your cheese sauce and pouring it over the vegetables once they are done.

Hashbrown Casserole

What You Need

  • 1 bag frozen hash browns
  • Leftover cheese sauce
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 chopped onion
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to Make It

Heat oven to 350 degrees while you combine all ingredients in a greased baking dish. Bake for 45 minutes until bubbly and serve for breakfast or dinner.

Upside Down Pizza

What You Need

  • 1 pound pizza dough
  • leftover cheese sauce
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Shredded cheese if desired

How to Make It

This spin on a classic pizza uses cheese for the sauce and tomatoes for the toppings. All you have to do is follow the pizza dough’s package instructions to roll out the dough, spread the sauce on top, and sprinkle with tomatoes and cheese. Then you just need to cook it according to the package instructions.

Cheesy Bean Dip

What You Need

  • Can of refried beans
  • Leftover cheese sauce
  • Can of diced chilis
  • Finely diced tomatoes
  • Grated cheese

How to Make It

Layer beans, tomatoes, chilis, cheese sauce, and grated cheese in a casserole dish in that order. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes before enjoying with chips!

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