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Kitchen Dictionary: Velveeta

A popular brand of pasteurized process cheese introduced by Kraft Foods in 1928. Velveeta is a blend of colby and cheddar cheeses with emulsifiers and salt. The ingredients are heated until liquified, packaged in aluminum foil, then cooled. Velveeta has a smooth texture and is creamy when melted. Several varieties are available: original, light, Mexican Hot and Mexican mild.

Ethnicity: American Ingredient

Season: available year-round

Substitutions: Sadie Lady suggests Chesdale Cheese

More Velveeta Recipes
Popular Velveeta Recipes
Homemade Velveeta - Substitute / Copycat
Original 1886 Velveeta Cheese Soup
Velveeta Cheese Sauce in the Microwave

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 oz
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 84
Calories from Fat 55 (65%)
Total Fat 6.2g 9%
Saturated Fat 4.0g 20%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 419mg 17%
Potassium 93mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 2.7g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 4.6g 9%

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