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Queso Dip

A creamy and cheesy dip perfect for game day made with REAL cheese!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 230kcal


  • 1/2 yellow onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp grain mustard
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 3 cups cheddar cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Melt some butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the onions and peppers and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir in the garlic and cook until fragrant.
  • Add the flour and cook for 1 minutes, while whisking continuously.
  • Add the heavy cream and reduce the heat to medium-low when it comes up to a boil.
  • When the cream is nicely thickened turn off the heat and add the cheddar and cream cheese.
  • Add the cumin, chili powder, dijon mustard, and then simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately!



Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 263mg | Potassium: 102mg | Vitamin A: 670IU | Vitamin C: 2.3mg | Calcium: 259mg | Iron: 0.4mg