This recipe will teach you how to make queso blanco from scratch just like they serve at your favorite Mexican restaurant (without Velveeta!). It's made of high quality cheese and fresh ingredients which come together to make the perfectly creamy dip!
Prep Time5 minutesmins
Cook Time5 minutesmins
Total Time10 minutesmins
Keyword: cheese dip, queso blanco
Author: Alyssa Rivers
1poundwhite American cheese,roughly chopped into 1" pieces
3tablespoonschopped green chiles
2tablespoonspickled jalapeno,diced (more or less to your liking)
2tablespoonsjuice from the pickled jalapenos
dash of cumin,to taste
Kosher salt,to taste
Add the cheese and milk to a large saucepan and heat over medium-low heat.
Continue to stir until melted.
Once melted add in green chiles, jalapenos, pickled jalapeno juice, onion powder, garlic powder, and cumin. Whisk to combine.