Queso Blanco Dip

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Are you excited, Cinco de Mayo is almost here!!! As you can probably tell, our family loves Mexican food! Thankfully there is an entire holiday surrounding all of the delicious Mexican flavors.  What could be more perfect at your next Mexican fiesta than Queso Blanco Dip?

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Thick, melted cheese blended with jalapeno peppers, tomatoes, and onions…YUM! This is the perfect dip to serve along side these delicious José Olé Shredded Steak Taquitos wrapped in corn tortillas…..

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and these José Olé Chicken & Cheese Taquitos wrapped in flour tortillas…..

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and no one can pass up these fun José Olé Beef & Cheese Mini Tacos…..

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José Olé makes all of your impromptu {or planned} fiestas so simple and stress-free!! They are even perfect for protein-packed, after-school snacks. 😉

All of your José Olé favorites can be found in the freezer section at local grocery stores nationwide…..

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In fairness, my local Hy-Vee is in the middle of a full store reset, so the shelves are a bit bare at the moment…and I was dodging construction workers to take these photos. 😉

This recipe makes a lot of Queso Blanco Dip!! You will have plenty to serve with your José Olé favorites, as well as chips and cut veggies…..

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To make this delicious Queso Blanco Dip, start by removing the membrane and seeds from your jalapeno peppers…..

Queso Blanco jalapenos cookingwithcurls.com

and tomatoes…..

Queso Blanco tomatoes cookingwithcurls.com

dice them along with your onion, and set aside…..

Queso Blanco chop cookingwithcurls.com

Cut your cheese into cubes…..

Queso Blanco Dip cubes cookingwithcurls.com

and set aside. You want to have all of your ingredients ready to go before you start!

Heat olive oil in a large pan. Add the onions and jalapenos and cook over Medium heat for 5 minutes, until softened and translucent…..

Queso Blanco saute cookingwithcurls.com

Add the tomatoes and garlic, stir and cook for one additional minute. Sprinkle flour over the vegetables, and whisk to coat…..

Queso Blanco flour cookingwithcurls.com

Gradually pour in the milk, stirring constantly until all milk has been added and no lumps remain…..

Queso Blanco milk cookingwithcurls.com

Slowly add the cheese cubes, one cup at a time, mixing and allowing to completely melt before adding more…..

Queso Blanco cheese cookingwithcurls.com

Once all of the cheese has been added, and melted, add the Greek yogurt {or sour cream} and stir to combine…..

Queso Blanco yogurt cookingwithcurls.com

Add salt and pepper to taste, and serve…..

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Oh, and no fiesta would be complete without Homemade GuacamolePico de Gallo, and Classic Margaritas!!

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If that wasn’t exciting enough, how about a $2.00 off coupon towards any José Olé product!!

So which José Olé snack will you be serving on Cinco de Mayo?

Enjoy!!

Queso Blanco Dip

Serves 6 cups
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 30 minutes
Total time 45 minutes
Meal type Appetizer
Restaurant-style Queso Blanco Dip that is perfect for your Cinco de Mayo fiestas!

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup diced yellow onion
  • 2 Large jalapenos, diced (membranes and seeds removed)
  • 3 Large cloves fresh garlic, minced
  • 3 Roma tomatoes seeded and diced
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 Cups milk (I used coconut/almond)
  • 1 Pound Colby Jack cheese, cubed (can substitute white American.)
  • 1 Pound Monterey Jack, cubed
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt (I used Fage)
  • salt & pepper to taste

Directions

Heat oil over Medium heat in a large pan. Add onions and jalapenos, cook for 5 minutes until softened and translucent.
Add tomatoes and garlic, cook for one additional minute.
Sprinkle flour over vegetables, and whisk to coat.
Gradually pour in the milk, stirring constantly until all milk has been added and no lumps remain.
Slowly add the cheese cubes, one cup at a time, mixing and allowing to completely melt before adding more.
Once all of the cheese has been added, and melted, add the Greek yogurt {or sour cream} and stir to combine.
Add salt and pepper to taste, and serve.

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Comments

  1. Jamie @ Love Bakes Good Cakes says

    Oh my gosh – we have to get together sometime!! We would have soooo much fun! I big fuzzy heart love queso!! Great idea to pair the queso with José Olé products! 🙂

  2. Vickie says

    How many tomatoes? Looks like you used plum or roma tomatoes by your photos but there are none listed in the ingredients and yet they are referred to in the directions. Would like to try this for our Cinco de Mayo dinner but would like the complete recipe please.

  3. says

    Lisa, you just handed me my Cinco de Mayo menu- thank you! Your queso goes perfectly with all of the Jose Ole products, and looks amazing. You even used my very favorite yogurt. OK, gotta go print my coupon! 🙂

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