what i made for monday- white queso dip


I know...I usually make sweet treats but this week I decided to take the day off.  Don't worry I have some tasty treats coming up...

But to not leave you completely in the lurch, I'll share this tasty dip that I found via Recipe for Crazy

YUMMY white queso dip! :) It was SO good!

Here is how I made it:
1/2 lb of white American cheese (I got it from the deli)
1/2c of water
1 heaping tablespoon of minced white onion
1 heaping tablespoon of green chiles in your preference of hotness. (Lesley used 1/2 tbl "pickled jalepenos" but the only option I could find for this was a jar that would take me YEARS to use and was almost $5.  The chiles came in a tiny can and cost much less).
I also added a dash of garlic power.  Just a smidge, but you could leave this out. 

In a double boiler (or a pyrex type bowl sitting on top of a pan of water) heat up water to simmering and melt cheese.  Stir consistently.  Once it is all melted give it a couple more minutes of flavor "gelling" time. :)

Eat with tortilla chips.  YUM!  It was so good!  Go! Make this!  Eat it for lunch all by itself, I say it's ok! :)

xo
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7 comments:

Jen said...

This is the second time in 12 hours that I've seen this recipe. Do you think that it's telling me something?

Oh, and chilis probably added a better flavor than jalapenos. They're richer when fire-roasted and I prefer them for all things SPICY, which we love since we've lived in AZ for a couple years.

{northern cottage} said...

mmmm - sounds rather addicting! I can picture this over a bit of refried beans too for a layered hot dip....oh now I'm in trouble! xo

is it wrong to have queso dip for breakfast?

www.NorthernCottage.net

Joy Morris said...

My husband has been trying (somewhat unsuccessfully) to come up with a recipe for this. He'll be so excited!

Anonymous said...

Thank you thank you thank you! I have tried all of the Mexican cheeses in the grocery store and never cracked the code, made this tonight and my family LOVED it!

Anonymous said...

sounds yummy but I think milk would make it creamier instead of using water. but it sounds ridiculously good and will definetely try it;-)

Julie Woods said...

I actually make this using *sigh* Heavy cream lol yes its bad but ohhh so yummy heat up cream to almost boiling add the cheese and the chili's whisk and you have yummy goodness.

Julie Woods said...

I actually make this using heavy cream..I know I know but its so yummy..use a good nonstick pan put in cream heat till almost boil shut off add cheese whisk add chili's and then proceed to eat all of it.

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