Queso Blanco White Queso Dip

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  • Queso Blanco, a recipe for a restaurant style white queso dip without a lot of effort. This creamy, cheesy Queso Blanco is made with just 4 ingredients; white cheese, heavy cream, tomato and jalapeño!

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    I have long loved lived for Queso Blanco. I was such a picky eater growing up, white queso dip was my dinner at Mexican restaurants. While my tastes have grown, my love for this white queso dip hasn’t waned. This Tex Mex classic is the perfect prerequisite to tacos, taco salads, burritos and more!

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    Queso is my guilty pleasure. I cannot resist a dip! It’s so creamy and full of flavor.

    Through the years, you have made my queso recipes incredibly popular by sharing them on Pinterest. Chevy’s Chili Con Queso, Bacon Cheddar Cheese Dip, and one of my all time favorites, Creamy Spinach Dip!  

    Basically, I could live off of white cheese dip alone. Given that you’re reading along right now, I assume that you could, too! Well, you’re in luck. This is the easiest queso dip recipe I have shared to date!

    It takes less than 10 minutes to make this easy appetizer.

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    Queso Blanco is made with just 4 ingredients

    • White American Cheese (found in the deli counter). You can substitute with Velveeta
    • Heavy Cream
    • Fresh Jalapeño
    • Fresh Tomato

    This dip is absolutely amazing made fresh. However, if you’re in a pinch, you can drain a can of Rotel and replace the fresh jalapeño and tomato. 

    You can make it as mild or as spicy as you’d like. If you want your dip to have a little heat, select jalapeños that have developed white lines, flecks or stretch marks. That’s indicative of an older pepper, which tends to be hotter.

    A smooth jalapeño is younger and therefore milder.

    White Queso Dip the Perfect Appetizer For These Mex and Tex Mex Dishes

    This cheese sauce is also incredible when drizzled on oven baked Chicken Nachos or smothering Baked Chicken! Can you imagine anything better? It’s the one of the few ways I can get our girls to eat chicken, I highly recommend it!

    How to Make Queso Blanco

    1. Dice ingredients.how to make white queso
    2. Melt cheese and cream over medium heat.how to make white queso
    3. Add jalapeños and tomatoes.
      white quesoI always save a few diced jalapeños or green chiles and tomatoes to garnish. It makes a pretty presentation, perfect for entertaining.

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    If you prefer, you can even mix it up in a CrockPot or slow cooker.

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    What to Serve With Queso Blanco Dip

    Queso cheese is typically served with tortilla chips. You can make it Keto friendly by serving it with celery, carrots, broccoli, bell pepper strips and more!

    How to Store Queso Blanco

    Store dip refrigerated in an air-tight container for up to 4 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop and add more milk if needed to thin queso blanco. It is best fresh or refrigerated, not frozen.

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    Queso Blanco

    Queso Blanco, a recipe for a restaurant style white queso dip without a lot of effort. This creamy, cheesy Queso Blanco is made with just 4 ingredients; white cheese, heavy cream, tomato and jalapeño!
    Course Appetizer
    Cuisine American, Mexican
    Keyword cheese, cinco de mayo, dip, easy appetizer, easy recipe, fiesta, game day, sauce
    Prep Time 5 minutes
    Cook Time 5 minutes
    Total Time 10 minutes
    Servings 8
    Author Julie Blanner

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 lb white American cheese cubed
    • 1/2 c heavy cream
    • 1/4 c tomato chopped
    • 1/2 jalapeno chopped

    Instructions

    1. On the stovetop in a saucepan over medium low heat, melt cheese and heavy cream until smooth.
    2. Stir in tomato and jalapeno.

    Recipe Notes

    You can purchase white American cheese in the deli of your grocer or substitute with Velveeta.

    Optional:  drain a can of Rotel and replace the fresh jalapeño and tomato

    Amazing paired with:

     

    If you make this easy white queso dip, please come back to comment and use my five star rating system!

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