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Pepper Jack Queso

This Pepper Jack Cheese Queso Dip is the perfect easy appetizer with great flavor, and the best way to bring Mexican restaurant-quality food into your home.
5 from 6 votes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Calories 2301 kcal


  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 12 ounces evaporated milk 1 can
  • 1/2 small onion diced ,about 1/4 cup
  • 1 can of Green Chiles 4.5 ounces
  • 12 ounce Pepper Jack Cheese
  • 4 ounce Monterey Jack
  • 1 can of Fire Roasted Rotel 10 ounces
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon of cilantro


  • In a large cast iron skillet, warm the oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook until translucent. Add green chilies and cook for about 2 minutes.
  • Add evaporated milk. Once it begins to simmer turn to low heat and add the shredded cheese in batches while stirring consistently. Once each batch of cheese melts, add more cheese and continue to stir consistently until cheese is melted.
  • Once all the cheese is melted stir in the Rotel, salt, black pepper, and cumin. Fold in cilantro.
  • Top with salsa, if you like.
  • Serve with tortilla chips and enjoy!


Calories: 2301kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 135gFat: 177gSaturated Fat: 104gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gMonounsaturated Fat: 58gCholesterol: 502mgSodium: 3381mgPotassium: 1499mgFiber: 1gSugar: 39gVitamin A: 4341IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 4293mgIron: 5mg
Keyword pepper jack queso, queso dip
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