chip being dipped into a bowl of white queso
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Crockpot Queso Dip

A creamy and delicious cheese dip made with real ingredients in a slow cooker.
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cheese, queso, slowcooker recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 379kcal
Author: Jenny Hurley
Cost: $5

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 pound monterey jack cheese
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 12 ounces evaporated milk 1 can
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces green chiles 1 can
  • 4 ounces jalapeños 1 can, including juice

Instructions

  • Cut monterey jack cheese and cream cheese into cubes and add both to the slow cooker.
  • Whisk together evaporated milk and cornstarch in a bowl. Pour the mixture into the slow cooker.
  • Add the chiles, garlic powder, salt, and jalapeños to the slow cooker. Add the jalapenos' juice for a spicier taste.
  • Cook on low in slow cooker for about 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Check fairly frequently and do not leave cooking longer as cheese may burn.

Nutrition

Calories: 379kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 779mg | Potassium: 254mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1071IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 563mg | Iron: 1mg