Quick Queso Blanco Cheese Dip Recipe Uses an Ingredient We Love Appetizers Sauces/Condiments Snacks

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7 months ago

Every get-together needs queso! White is the new yellow when it comes to queso dip. Creamy and cheesy with just the right amount of spice, this easy queso blanco cheese dip recipe is one appetizer you'll want to sink your chips into. Serve this delicious dip recipe at your next get-together, or just anytime you need a serious snack or a zesty sauce. So easy, and so good!

The ingredient we love is the can of evaporated milk, which can always be in your pantry. The milk adds creaminess and richness to this queso blanco recipe. (Here are more recipes using evaporated milk.) Here is your shopping list for this Mexican cheese dip recipe: a can of evaporated milk, flour, white American cheese, mozzarella cheese, pickled jalapenos, chili powder and cilantro, if you're a fan. 

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Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 12


  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 pound (16 ounces) white American cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons pickled jalapenos, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro (optional)

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Recipe Notes

  • If the queso is too thick, simply add a little more milk.
  • This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled.

Here's how to make it:

  1. Heat the milk in a saucepot. Add the flour and whisk until smooth. Right before the milk begins to simmer, reduce heat to low and start adding the cheese in small amounts, whisking constantly. 
  2. When all the cheese in incorporated and mixture is smooth, stir in the jalapenos, chili powder and cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 183

Total Fat: 14.7g

Saturated Fat: 9.6g

Cholesterol: 43mg

Sodium: 589mg

Total Carbohydrate: 5.2g

Dietary Fiber: 0.1g

Total Sugars: 3.1g

Protein: 10.5g

Vitamin D: 0mcg

Calcium: 282mg

Iron: 0mg

Potassium: 102mg

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Comments (4)

Donna John
That's all we order now when we go out for Mexican food - white queso. Delish.
Sounds tasty. 😋
Elisa Schmitz
I could drink a whole bowl of this, haha! #yum
Delphine Kirkland
Sorry but gross! I'm born breed deep southern and Velveeta is the bottom of the barrel! Real cheese, mayo and pimento. Sour cream, smoked paprika and garlic powder if you want to get fancy. I've had yanky pimento cheese with sugar...as bad as corn bread with sugar.
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