Velveeta cheese can be melted in a microwave by cutting it into cubes, placing it in a microwave-safe bowl and cooking it for five minutes on high power. Three minutes into the melting process, stop the microwave and stir the cheese to ensure even melting and to remove lumps.Continue Reading
Although Kraft recommends melting Velveeta in the microwave, it can also be melted on a stovetop. Place cut-up pieces of Velveeta cheese in a saucepan and melt it slowly over low heat, stirring often to keep it from sticking to the pan.
Melted Velveeta can be used in a variety of recipes, such as dips, sauces, and casseroles. It can also be used as a topping for baked potatoes, nachos and other foods.Learn more about Cooking
To make baked Velveeta macaroni and cheese, cook the macaroni noodles, prepare the cheese sauce of Velveeta, butter, flour and milk, mix the pasta and sauce together and transfer to a baking dish, sprinkle with cheddar cheese and breadcrumbs and bake. As a lower-fat option, use skim milk and reduced-fat cheese for the sauce.Full Answer >
Two easy recipes for Velveeta mac and cheese include Velveeta down-home macaroni and cheese, and slow-cooker Velveeta macaroni and cheese. Each recipe requires five to seven ingredients and takes about 10 to 25 minutes to prepare.Full Answer >
To make Santa Fe chicken soup with Velveeta, marinate chicken strips in fajita mix, cook them with onion and cilantro, add Velveeta and broth, and stir until the soup is thick and hot. This recipe takes one hour and yields eight servings.Full Answer >
FoodNetwork.com has a recipe for green chile queso dip that uses Velveeta. Combine 2 tablespoons of butter and 2 diced onions in a skillet. Add 2 15-ounce cans of diced green chiles in adobo, 4 chipotle peppers, 4 pounds of Velveeta and 2 cans of green chile enchilada sauce.Full Answer >