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Emeril's Queso Dip

A Delicious, Cheesy Dip With a Kick

Emeril?s Queso Dip
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Servings:6-8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

An easy, cheesy, delicious dip that everyone will enjoy at your next football party.

Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, courtesy MSLO, Inc.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 teaspoon Essence, plus more to taste (Click HERE for the Essence recipe.)
  • 1 teaspoon Mexican chili powder
  • 1 cup chopped seeded tomato
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 8 ounces white Cheddar cheese (1/2 pound), shredded (about 2 cups)
  • 8 ounces Monterey Jack cheese (1/2 pound), shredded (about 2 cups)
  • 1 cup canned, chopped mild or hot green chiles
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Tortilla chips, for serving
  • Cooking Directions

    Heat the vegetable oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat until hot, about 1 minute.

    Add the onion and Essence and chili powder and cook, stirring, until soft, about 5 minutes.

    Stir in the tomato and garlic and cook, stirring, for another 2 minutes.

    Reduce the heat to medium-low and add the cheeses and chiles. Cook, stirring constantly, until the cheese melts, about 2 minutes.

    Stir in the sour cream, cilantro, white pepper, and salt. Add more Essence to taste if desired. Serve immediately with tortilla chips.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: cheese, tomato, chiles

    Course: Party Platter, Dip, Snack, Side Dish


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