Rating: 4 stars 4.2
235 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 134
  • 4 star values: 57
  • 3 star values: 23
  • 2 star values: 7
  • 1 star values: 14

This white queso recipe is similar to white cheese sauces served in Mexican restaurants. The heat can be adjusted by adding chili pepper or more cayenne pepper. This recipe is kid-friendly, quick, and delicious! It can be used as a dip for tortilla chips or a sauce for many Mexican dishes.

Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place cheese, milk, and butter in a medium saucepan over low heat. Stir until cheese is melted.

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  • Add green chilies, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, and cayenne pepper; stir until smooth. Thin with more milk if sauce is too thick.

  • Cook until heated through, about 2 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

233 calories; protein 13g; carbohydrates 5.3g; fat 19.9g; cholesterol 55.1mg; sodium 1207mg. Full Nutrition
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