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Mexican Restaurant Style White Queso Dip

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Do you or your kids love the white queso served at your favorite Mexican Restaurant? This queso dip is perfect for Cinco de Mayo, Taco Tuesday, or your next get-together!

Mexican Restaurant Style White Queso Dip


  • 1.5 lbs good quality white American cheese, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 ½ cups whole milk
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 Tablespoons canned diced green chiles
  • 1 Tablespoon jarred diced jalapeños


  1. Add cheese cubes and milk into a saucepan and melt over low heat.
  2. Stir constantly with a wooden spoon to prevent the cheese from sticking, burning, or separating.
  3. When cheese is melted add garlic and onion powder, green chiles, and jalapeños.
  4. Heat through for a few minutes.
  5. Serve hot.

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*Buy cheese in the deli section and ask for one big block of whole milk white American cheese.

*Add more or less milk to get the "queso" consistency you desire. You could thin with a bit of water, although it can dilute the flavor.

*This dip works well served in a dip-sized crockpot. Stir it often to prevent the cheese from developing a film.

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