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Queso Blanco Dip

Making your own cheese dip from scratch is amazingly easy. This delicious queso blanco dip used freshly shredded cheese and chopped fresh jalapeño for a taste that beat all others!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 161kcal


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 jalapeno pepper diced with ribs and seeds removed
  • 1 cup milk
  • 8 oz shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 4 oz canned diced green chilis
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder


  • Melt butter in saucepan and slowly stir in flour until smooth
  • Add diced pepper and sauté while stirring for 1 minute
  • Slowly stir in milk while whisking to create a smooth sauce
  • Let simmer 2-3 minutes until thickened
  • Stir in cheese, green chilis, garlic and onion powder and continue stirring until smooth and cheese is melted
  • Remove from heat and serve or keep on warm setting in a slow cooker


Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 246mg | Potassium: 83mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 390IU | Vitamin C: 6.9mg | Calcium: 251mg | Iron: 0.5mg