Monterey Jack Cheese Recipes

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Hot Mexican Spinach Dip

Rating: 4.5 stars
Take your taste buds on a wild joyride to old Mexico with this hot, creamy dip. Spinach, salsa and Monterey Jack cheese are blended in a harmonious flamenco of flavors that's great with tortilla chips.

Three Cheese Manicotti

Rating: 4.55 stars
A delicious baked pasta recipe with a blend of three creamy cheeses. I experimented with different ingredients for the cheese filling and found this delicious blend.

Farmer's Casserole

Rating: 4.39 stars
Layer the ingredients in a baking dish the night before, then cover and refrigerate. In the morning, pop the casserole into the oven about an hour before serving. Serve with melon wedges, fresh strawberries, and orange wedges.

Monterey Jack Salsa

Rating: 4.47 stars
A totally unique salsa that's great with tortilla chips, and keeps for several days. This salsa tastes even better the second day!

Smoky Four Cheese Macaroni Bake

Rating: 4.33 stars
This rich macaroni combines the savory flavors of Swiss, Monterey Jack, sharp Cheddar, and Parmesan cheeses along with sauteed garlic and onion to make a creamy sauce to die for. Add a little liquid smoke for a, well, smoky taste.

Tomato Chicken Parmesan

Rating: 4.65 stars
A delicious Italian breaded chicken smothered with cheese and tomato-based pasta sauce!

Guacamole Cilantro Lime Cheeseburger

Rating: 4.4 stars
A Cheeseburger with a Southwestern citrus twist

Haddock Au Gratin

Rating: 4.63 stars
Delicious and cheesy but definitely NOT low fat! The onion and mustard make this fish in cream sauce seductively flavorful.

Basil, Roasted Peppers and Monterey Jack Cornbread

Rating: 4.33 stars
I just started adding my favorite things to basic cornbread and I came up with something great!

Buffalo Jack Chicken

Rating: 4.27 stars
A zesty variation on boring old chicken breasts. A great way to please someone who loves spicy food without going to a whole lot of trouble.

Enchanted Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

Rating: 4.16 stars
A delicious New Mexican enchilada that we had every year for our Christmas Eve dinner. Serve 2 to 3 enchiladas on a plate and surround with lettuce and tomatoes. Top with your choice of guacamole or sour cream or both.

Chicken Quesadillas

Rating: 4.62 stars
This is a great recipe for parties. I freeze the leftovers; they reheat quite well. The zesty chicken and cooked peppers are a succulent delight when mixed with the melted cheeses. Cut the quesadillas into wedges and serve with sour cream and salsa.

Inspiration and Ideas

Taco Lasagna
Rating: Unrated
This is a fun recipe and I guarantee every one will love it. So try it and enjoy!
White Chicken Enchilada Slow-Cooker Casserole
Rating: Unrated
An easy, creamy chicken enchilada casserole. Slow cooking gently melds together the flavors of chicken thigh meat, cream of chicken soup, sour cream, and green chiles.

Easy Enchilada Casserole

Rating: 4.38 stars

A creamy, picante Tex-Mex enchilada casserole. Garnish with sour cream and black olives, if desired.