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Chili con Queso Recipe

Chili con Queso Recipe

"My husband created this thick, cheesy Southwestern dip by adapting a recipe he found in a cookbook," reports Patricia Leinheiser of Albuquerque, New Mexico, "It's excellent."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 2-1/2 cups (10 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup milk
  • Tortilla chips


  • 1. In a saucepan, saute onion and garlic in butter until tender. Add chilies; cook and stir for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low. Gradually add small amounts of cheeses and milk; stir until melted after each addition. Serve warm with tortilla chips. Yield: 3 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 95 calories, 7 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 155 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.