Queso Blanco Cheese Dip

Queso Blanco Cheese Dip - The Cheese Shark

These slightly spicy cheese dips are great for dipping or as toppings. If you don’t have access to Mexican queso you can either make it yourself by following our recipe here or you can make the same recipe with mozzarella or ricotta.

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Queso Blanco Cheese Dips (2 versions)

1.Cheese Dip Made with Queso Blanco or Mozzarella

Makes about 1 1/2 cups of cheese dip.
Preparation time about 15 minutes

Utensils needed:

  • Cheese shredder
  • Cutting board and a sharp knife
  • Small pot

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (140 g/ 5 oz) of shredded queso blanco or pizza mozzarella
  • ½ cup of milk
  • ½ of green chili pepper, chopped finely
  • 3 rings pickled banana peppers, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp of pickled jalapenos juice

Procedure:

  • Add everything into a pot
  • Heat on medium heat until the cheese is fully melted
  • Pour over nacho chips or pour into a bowl ready for dipping
  • Leftovers can be refrigerated and used as a spread or re-heated.
Queso Blanco Cheese Dip - The Cheese Shark

Melt the cheese with all ingredients in a small pot

Queso Blanco Cheese Dip - The Cheese Shark

Serve as dip

2. Potato Cheese Sauce Made with Queso Crema or Ricotta

Utensils needed:

  • Cheese shredder
  • Cutting board and a sharp knife
  • Food processor or blender

Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼ cup (250 g/ 9 oz) of Queso Fresco or Ricotta
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ of green chili pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp of banana pepper rings, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup cream or condensed milk
  • 3 peeled potatoes, cut into mouth size pieces

Procedure:

  • Boil the potato pieces until soft
  • Add all ingredients, except the potatoes into a food processor or blender
  • Blend until smooth
  • Place the boiled potatoes on a plate and pour the cheese sauce over it. Serve right away
Queso Blanco Cheese Dip - The Cheese Shark

Mix all ingredients in a blender

Queso Blanco Cheese Dip - The Cheese Shark

Pour blended mix over the boiled potato pieces

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