White Queso Dip is a creamy and smooth cheese dip, like the ones served in Mexican restaurants. Fabulous as an appetizer for a game day party, you can use it to dip with chips or as a cheese sauce for a meal. You can prepare this in 15 minutes and it will stay creamy for the entire game!
Prep Time: 15minutes
Cook Time: 0minutes
4cupsWhite American cheese(12 ounces, grated)
1cupMonterey Jack cheese(4 ounces, grated)
4ouncesdiced hatch chilies(drained)
Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat and cook onions until soft, about 3-5 minutes. Add garlic and cook an additional minute. Add cornstarch and whisk for 1 minutes. Gradually add half-and-half whisking constantly until incorporated. Let it come to a boil and then turn down heat.
Add grated cheese and stir until melted. Add diced hatch chilies. Add cayenne if desired and salt and pepper to taste.
Barbara's Notes + Tips
Make sure to use American cheese
Don't use pre-shredded cheese, it will not melt as well.
If you want it spicy, add a chopped jalapeño with the onions.