Easy Queso Blanco

Easy Queso Blanco

This 15-minute easy, cheesy queso blanco dip is ready to party! Learn how to make queso blanco in a skillet by heating milk, cheese slices and Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend. Add mild heat to your queso blanco with Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles for a dip-worthy recipe you'll want to make again and again.
Prep 15 Minutes
Total 15 Minutes
Servings 8

Ingredient List

  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 6 oz white American cheese slices, diced
  • 1/2 cup Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend (2 oz)
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
  • 1/3 cup seeded, chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions, if desired
  • 8 cups tortilla chips, as desired
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat milk, cheese slices and shredded cheese over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until smooth.
  2. Stir in green chiles and tomatoes; continue cooking 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Top with onions. Serve with tortilla chips.

Expert Tips

  • Six ounces Kraft™ Velveeta™ queso blanco cheese can be substituted for the white American cheese.
  • For extra color and flavor, top your finished Easy Queso Blanco dip with additional diced tomatoes and chopped fresh cilantro leaves.
  • Like it hot? Substitute Old El Paso™ Shredded 3 Pepper Cheese Blend for the Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend in this Easy Queso Blanco recipe.


About 1/4 Cup Dip Calories 260 (Calories from Fat 140); Total Fat 15g (Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 30mg; Sodium 570mg; Total Carbohydrate 24g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 2g); Protein 8g
% Daily Value: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 30%; Iron 6%;
Exchanges: 1/2 Starch, 1 Other Carbohydrate, 1 High-Fat Meat, 1 1/2 Fat
Carbohydrate Choices: 1.5

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