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Authentic Mexican Queso Blanco Recipe!

This Queso Blanco recipe is inspired by Authentic Mexican cuisine! It’s so good, you’ll feel like you’re eating at a 5-star Mexican restaurant right at home!

What to Pair With Authentic Queso Blanco

This authentic Mexican recipe can be eaten as an appetizer with chips, taquitos, or stuffed jalapenos or used as a topping or dip for:

  • Tacos
  • Nachos
  • Enchiladas
  • Burritos
  • Tamales

You can also serve alongside other dips and appetizers for an easy game day or get-together meal!

Authentic Mexican Queso Blanco Recipe

Scroll to the bottom for the printable version of this recipe!

Ingredients

  • 2.5 cups white cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 1/2 Tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 small white onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 garlic clove (minced)
  • 1 small or 3/4 cup tomato (finely diced)
  • 1 13oz can evaporated milk
  • 4oz can chopped fire-roasted green chiles
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup cilantro (finely chopped)

This Authentic Mexican Queso Blanco recipe serves 10 people. Double or half according to your family or guest size!

Queso Blanco Instructions

Before you start cooking your queso, you’ll need to gather your equipment. For this recipe, you’ll need:

  • Large saucepan
  • Mixing bowl
  • Cooking spoon for stirring
  • Serving dish or bowl

1.) Mix Cheese & Cornstarch. Melt Butter

In a mixing bowl, mix cheese and cornstarch together until cheese is thoroughly coated.

Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.

2.) Slowly Add Ingredients

When the butter is melted, add chopped onion and minced garlic. Cook until the onions are translucent (about 3 to 5 minutes). Then, add tomato and cook for an additional 2 minutes.

Stir in evaporated milk and cheese, then stir in chiles and all of your spices. Keep stirring until the cheese melts completely and it looks more like a dip. Finally, add cilantro.

3.) Stir in Milk to Desired Consistency

If queso looks too thick, stir in 2 Tablespoons of milk to thin out. Add 1 additional Tablespoon until you reach your desired thickness.


And there you have it! An Authentic Mexican Queso Blanco recipe!

Be sure to stop by some of MomDot’s other Taco Night favorites before you go!

Leave a rating and a comment to let us know how you liked the recipe! Thanks, and ENJOY!

Authentic Mexican Queso Blanco

This Queso Blanco Recipe is inspired by Authentic Mexican Cuisine and is so good, you'll feel like you're eating at a 5-star restaurant!

  • Large saucepan
  • Mixing bowl
  • Cooking spoon for stirring
  • Serving dish or bowl
  • 2.5 cups white cheddar cheese ((shredded))
  • 1/2 Tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 small white onion ((finely chopped))
  • 1 large garlic clove ((minced))
  • 1 small or 3/4 cup tomato ((finely diced))
  • 1 13 oz can evaporated milk
  • 4 oz can chopped, fire-roasted green chiles
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder, garlic powder, cumin
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup cilantro ((finely chopped))

Mix Cheese & Cornstarch. Melt Butter

  1. In a bowl, mix cheese and cornstarch until cheese is coated.

  2. Melt butter in large saucepan on medium heat.

Slowly Add Ingredients

  1. When butter is melted, add onion and garlic. Cook until onions are clear (about 3-5 mins). Add tomato and cook for 2 mins.

  2. Stir in evaporated milk and cheese.

  3. Stir in chiles and all of your spices.

  4. Keep stirring until cheese is thoroughly melted and looks more like a dip. Then, add cilantro.

Stir in Milk to Desired Consistency

  1. If queso looks too thick, add 2 TBSP milk to thin out. Add additional 1 TBSP until you reach desired thickness.

Appetizer, dinner
Mexican

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