Chile con Queso
Chile con Queso - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and SnacksRated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews
Prep Time: 10 min Total Time: 35 min Yield: 8 Serving
Nutrition Facts: 240 calories 9 grams fat
1/3 cup soybean oil -- * see note
1/2 cup onion -- finely chopped
1 clove garlic -- minced
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
3/4 cup evaporated milk
3/4 cup ripe tomatoes, fresh -- chopped
1 pound processed American cheese -- cut in cubes
1/4 cup sharp cheddar cheese -- shredded
1/4 cup Monterey jack cheese -- shredded
1/4 cup jalapeno chile pepper -- minced --pickled or fresh
* Other vegetable oils don't work as well.
Heat oil in a heavy saucepan, fondue pot or chafing dish. Add onion & garlic; cook until onion is clear.
Stir in flour. Gradually stir in evaporated milk & cook until mixture is thickened; stir in tomato, cheeses &
jalapenos. Cook, stirring, about 5 minutes or until cheeses are melted & flavors are blended. Taste & adjust hotness.
Makes 2 cups.
"It was good, but nothing outstanding about it. I made it without tweaks other than the addition of red wine. Not sure what everyone was going on about the saltiness or need to cut back on the dressing mixes... I followed the recipe & didn't find it to be salty at all -or overly flavorful for that ... " - mike r.
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"i see alot of people substituting alot of ingredients in this recipe, which kinda defeats the purpose. ive been using it for years, this is a genuine sauce recipe from someone who knew better than us. for instance, the fennel is a key ingredient so dont skip it. once i didnt have any so i added ... " - danboy357