Chile con Queso
Recipe: Appetizer : 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.
"Substitution for red pepper flakes? My tummy hates them." - jennifer a.
"This delicious salsa made with fresh kiwis, apples and berries is a sweet, succulent treat when..." - teppij
"Just made this tonight... It was really good -I HAD to add bacon though. Fried up 4 thick slices of bacon then sauteed the onions in the bacon grease before adding to give the soup some flavor. Put 1/2 the crumbled bacon in the soup then used the rest as garnish. Added green ... " - amikins
"is there a truck to adding the cream cheese where it doesn't circle? I've the recipe and it tastes great but the crea. cheese juat doesn't fully break down." - seamus m.
"I use neufchatel cheese to cut down on the fat content. I always make a double batch and add 1 pound of fried and drained ground turkey to one batch. If soup is too watery, I add instant mashed potatoes just until it slightly thinkens." - patti c.
"This is the best sauce you will ever make! It's absolutely perfect!" - barbara m.