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Queso (Cheese) Dip

Rated as 4.58 out of 5 Stars

"This is the best queso dip! Being from Texas, I know my queso, and I think this is the one that beats them all! It's full of flavor and all fresh ingredients. You can substitute half-and-half for the heavy whipping cream, if desired. Serve with tortilla chips."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 293 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. Place poblano peppers, Anaheim peppers, and jalapeno pepper, cut-sides down, on the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Cook peppers under the preheated broiler until the skin of the peppers has blackened and blistered, 5 to 8 minutes. Place the blackened peppers into a bowl and tightly seal with plastic wrap. Allow the peppers to steam as they cool, about 20 minutes. Remove and discard skins; dice peppers.
  4. Combine diced peppers, cheese food cubes, tomatoes, onion, butter, and cumin in a slow cooker.
  5. Cook on Low, gradually adding cream, until cheese melts and dip is heated through, about 30 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Partner tip: Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 293 calories; 21.5 g fat; 9.9 g carbohydrates; 15.7 g protein; 58 mg cholesterol; 744 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made exactly as written (substituted half and half for the heavy whipping cream as recipe submitter mentioned) and this turned out better than any cheese dip I have ever made with Velveeta. Th...

Most helpful critical review

Very bland and the cumin was way too strong.

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I made exactly as written (substituted half and half for the heavy whipping cream as recipe submitter mentioned) and this turned out better than any cheese dip I have ever made with Velveeta. Th...

I used this to make my first queso dip as my husband loves all things hot and we had purchased a wonderful queso at a great Mexican restaurant just a few nights prior. This turned out wonderful...

I made this for a party and it was a huge hit. I followed the recipe pretty closely. The only difference was that I sauteed the onions and used jalapeno, Anaheim, and Serrano peppers because t...

The roasted peppers and the onions made this irresistibly tasty! I sauteed my onions out of personal preference. Followed the directions about the roasted peppers, but the skins didn't peel off...

This was great recipe. However next time I will leave the seeds in the jalapeno. Very mild. Will for sure make again. My kids loved it.

Nice, tasty and quick to assemble recipe. I will probably add less cumin in the next batch, but still quite nice all around. Followed the original recipe 100% the first time, make changes late...

This was a lovely dip! I almost followed the exact recipe except I took a minute and deseeded the tomatoes, sweated off the onions as suggested by another reviewer and I did go easy on the hot ...

made It today with margaritas, thank you for this recipe, we made it exact to the instructions , gotta tell you it's awesome! !!!!!

Followed the recipe exactly as written. Everyone loved it. My grocery store had poblano chiles labeled as pasilla so if you can't find poblano, it's probably there, just labeled wrong. I mad...