Chile con Queso #2

Chile con Queso #2 - 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

2 Tbs butter

1/2 medium onion, chopped

1 large garlic clove, chopped

1/4 tsp cumin

black pepper

3 or 4 peeled canned tomatoes, or 2 peeled fresh tomatoes

2/3 C whole roasted green chiles

8 oz white cheese - Monterey Jack is ok

3 oz cream cheese, diced

1/2 - 2/3 C cream

Directions

Warm cheese to room temperature. Melt butter in small saucepan, add onion and garlic, cover and sweat for 5 minutes over low heat. Meanwhile, place the tomatoes, green chiles, cumin and pepper in a food processor and chop thoroughly (don't puree). Add tomato mixture to pan, cook at medium heat for 3-5 minutes or until most of the water has evaporated.

Remove pan from heat, add cheese and stir until melted. Add cream to thin as needed. If you need to rewarm the dip use very low heat to avoid breaking down the cheese. Serve with tortilla chips, or flour tortillas

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Latest Reviews

"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.

"Spinach, toasted almonds, and dried cranberries are tossed with a sweet and tangy, homemade..." - jamie

"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

"If sweet little baby Jesus floated down from a cloud and handed you a bowl of soup, this would be it. This soup was so good that I created a username just to review and comment on it. I made the soup exactly as written. Even after adding the cream cheese I was still skeptical that it would come ... " - learningtogether

"So easy and so quick to put together! Just pan-fried the flour/salt/peppper coated chicken in a T of butter. Mixed the sauce together (used ranch instead of blue cheese, didn't use the T of butter in sauce or the celery seed.) Drizzled a light coating of sauce on each side of chicken when ... " - bubbleyumm82

"10 out of 10 made exactly as the recipie said. It was certainly a hit the chicken was moist and the sauce was amazing thanks for sharing" - jasjaycoop

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