I love queso blanco and wanted an easy way to make it quickly. That’s how I came up with this Easy Spicy Queso Blanco recipe. All the gooey, cheesy goodness, without all the stirring and melting. Grab a bag of tortilla chips, a mojito and dig in.

Easy Spicy Queso Blanco Dip

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 332kcal
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  • 1 pound white American cheese - cubed
  • 1/2 cup milk - or as needed
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 8 oz green chilies 
 - chopped
  • 2 pickled jalapenos - finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • cayenne pepper to taste


  • Place cheese, milk, and butter in a large microwave bowl.
  • Cover and microwave for one minute, remove and stir.
  • Repeat microwaving until all cheese has melted. Add more milk if the sauce seems too thick.
  • Stir in green chilies, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, and cayenne pepper to taste. Serve immediately.


Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 1299mg | Potassium: 278mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1175IU | Vitamin C: 54.5mg | Calcium: 827mg | Iron: 1.4mg
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  1. Carson
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    This is so amazing and simple to make, delicious for snacking while watching FOOTBALL!


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