Chile con Queso

Chile con Queso - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 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

Ingredients

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

Directions

* 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.

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Latest Reviews

"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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