Mexican cheese dip


Queso dip

Mexican cheese dip
Nutrition Information
  • Serving size: 100g
  • Calories: 133 kcal
  • Fat: 15 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 1.6 grams
  • Sugar: 1.4 grams
  • Sodium: 0.57 grams
  • Fiber: 0.6 grams
  • Protein: 9.1 grams
Recipe type: Dips
Cuisine: Mexico
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This great-tasting Mexican cheese dip with Chillies can be used as part of a buffet table, as an appetiser or simply as a Sunday evening snack. It has rich, satisfying flavours that are fantastic with an ice-cold beer or a glass of dry white wine. Buen provecho !
  • Cheddar cheese – 250 grams ( shredded)
  • Butter – 3 tablespoons
  • White onion – ½ small ( finely diced)
  • Garlic – 2 cloves ( finely chopped)
  • Whole Jalapeno chillies - 5
  • Chilli flakes – one teaspoon
  • Tomato – one medium (finely diced).
  • Milk – ¼ cup (Optional)
  • Corn flour - 2 tablespoons
  • Evaporated milk - 1 can (375 grams).
  • Cumin powder – ¼ teaspoon
  • Green coriander – ¼ cup (finely chopped)
  1. Roast Jalapenos over an open flame on a gas cooker or in a hot oven until skin is blistered and black( see method)
  2. Place in a glass bowl covered with cling film. Allow to cool
  3. Peel skin from peppers and discard. Chop remaining flesh into small chunks
  4. In a wide-rimmed frying pan heat one tablespoon of butter until foaming. Add onions and allow to become translucent ( 2 to 3 minutes)
  5. Add garlic, cumin and chilli flakes and allow to cook for one minute.
  6. Add tomato and cook for a further two minutes
  7. Remove from stove and add chopped Jalapenos. Keep to one side
  8. In a pot melt two tablespoons of butter stir in the cornflour. Stir until well combined. Add evaporated milk and stir until beginning to thicken
  9. Slowly incorporate cheese and stir until a thick sauce has developed. If it becomes too thick, add the milk
  10. Spoon cheese mixture into the pan containing the onions, Jalapenos tomato, garlic and chilli.
  11. Add chopped coriander
  12. Stir until all ingredients are combined.
  13. Served warm with tortillas, pitta bread, tortillas or French bread
Keywords: Mexican cheese dip

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