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White Queso with Cilantro 1
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Easy Queso Blanco

An easy and delicious queso blanco recipe made with American cheese, cilantro, tomato, and sautéed garlic and onion. This recipe can be made on the stovetop and easily re-heated!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cheese, dip, Queso Blanco Recipe, Queso Recipe
Servings: 15 people
Calories: 123cal


  • 1 bag Mission® Thin & Crispy or Strips Tortilla Chips
  • 1 1/4 lbs block American Cheese shredded
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon flour
  • 1 medium tomato diced
  • 2 tablespoons white onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon EVOO
  • 1/4 tsp each of chili powder, & onion powder


  • In a medium skillet, add oil, garlic, and onion and sauté for 3 mins on medium heat until slightly browned and tender. 
  • Reduce heat to medium-low.
  • Slowly add the milk and flour (whisk until flour is combined)
  • Slowly add grated cheese and whisk until melted.
  • Add in cilantro and tomato. 
  • Combine and keep the skillet on warm until serving. 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 123cal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 85mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 0.5mg