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 Time 15 Minutes
Servings 8

Ingredient List

  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 6 oz white American cheese slices, diced
  • 1/2 cup from 1 package (7 oz) Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend
  • 1 can (4 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.


  • 1 Serving Calories 260 (Calories from Fat 140);  Total Fat 15g (Saturated Fat 6g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 30mg;  Sodium 570mg;  Potassium 125mg;  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 Choice: 1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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