Spinach Queso

Spinach Queso Recipe

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Kim Harby

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@Kharby

Every time I take this to a party, everyone devours it. My children who don't like spinach love this.
It's an easy recipe to play with and adjust the ingredients to your liking. I've made it without the heavy cream and it still taste great.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

4 Tbsp
butter, room temperature
2 Tbsp
flour
1/2 c
onion, finely chopped
1-2 clove
garlic, minced
1
jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
3/4 c
chicken stock or broth
6 oz
velveeta cheese, cubed
3 oz
shredded pepperjack cheese
1/3 c
heavy cream
1 pkg
(10 oz) frozen, chopped spinach, drained & thawed
a few dash(es)
tabasco

How to Make Spinach Queso

Step-by-Step

  • 1Melt the butter over medium high heat. Saute the onions for 2 minutes. Then add the jalapeno pepper and garlic, and continue to saute for 5 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2Add the flour to make a roux. Then slowly add the chicken stock and whisk until you have a creamy consistency.
  • 3Slowly add the Velveeta and continue stirring until melted. Then add the pepperjack cheese, slowly stirring until melted.
  • 4When the cheese is completely melted, add the heavy cream. (Note: you can use 1/2 & 1/2 if you prefer).
  • 5Stir in the drained spinach and season with Tabasco to your liking. Serve with Tortilla chips.

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About Spinach Queso

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy