Spicy Queso

barb brammer


My sons love this for a snack over the weekend.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


  • 1
    diced onion
  • 2-3
    roma tomatoes, diced
  • 5-6
    serrano chiles, diced
  • 1 c
    pale lager (beer)
  • 1 Tbsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 tsp
  • 8 oz
    sharp cheddar cheese, fine shredded
  • 8 oz
    monterey jack cheese, shredded

How to Make Spicy Queso


  1. Sauté veggie until they are soft and the onions are translucent in a dash of olive oil over medium heat in a heat resistant fry pan.
  2. Set oven to broil.
  3. Add spices, mix.
  4. Add beer, reduce heat to medium low and simmer until about half of the liquid has cooked away.
  5. Add handfuls of cheese to mix and stir constantly until thoroughly melted and blended. Repeat until all the cheese is mixed in.
  6. Place fry pan in oven uncovered for 5-10 mins. Until slightly browned.
  7. Serve with tortilla chips.

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About Spicy Queso

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southwestern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #cheese, #spicy

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