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.
"Good but I think these buffalo chicken breasts are better grilled - slightly brown on each side and then baste generously with sauce turning once or twice until cooked through. But, this is a good substitute for nights when firing up the grill would not be optimal. Made several tweaks. Also recommend keeping some sauce on the side for dipping." - mrsoul51
"It's as good as everyone says! I used a boneless chuck roast (3 lb) and cut the ranch dressing in half. I added an additional 1/4 cup water. I cooked it 9 hours. It came out very tender, and with a gravy that was superb! Served with mashed potatoes and steamed fresh garden peas. Thanks, yooper! This is one that I will repeat!!" - mizznezz
"This French toast recipe is different because it uses flour. I have given it to some friends and..." - john pickett
"This is delicious! Mine turned out a bit like vodka sauce somehow. I sauteed the veggies in the oil and butter using my instant pot, then added everything else before pressure cooking for a few minutes as someone else suggested. A bit extra on sugar and some honey for bitter ... " - shoni w.
"I've made this twice now with only the slightest tweaks (added a couple teaspoons of 'Italian Seasoning' mix from our co-op). It's absolutely perfection. Rich, just spicy enough to add interest, and no acid overload. I'm not a fan of tomato-based sauces, but I love this. So did my husband." - p g.8256
"A genuine pizza sauce !! I will not play with this recipe. I've will added this to my recipe book 'AS IS' THANK YOU!! I can do the happy food dance!! NOW !! THANK YOU!! 30 Stars!!!!!!" - chef grpa