Chile Con Queso

What is Chile Con Queso?

Chile con queso is a popular Tex-Mex appetizer/dip made with melty cheese and chopped chilis. The name means “chili with cheese” in Spanish. The dip is served warm and has a combination of cheeses like cheddar, Monterey Jack, chihuahua, etc. They’re melted down with a bit of milk until nice and smooth. 

Cook the veggies

Heat a large pan add the butter, onion, poblano, and garlic. Stir well and sautée.

Make the roux

Sprinkle in the flour and mix well. Pour in the milk and continue to combine.

Add the cheeses

Add in the cheeses. Mix and cook on low heat. Stir occasionally until the cheese is melty. 

Add the spices

Add the spices and mix well. Add the cilantro and season with salt to taste.

Serve and Enjoy!

Top it with pico de gallo, serve warm, and enjoy.