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Tailgate Cheese Dip

Mexican Queso Dip

No one’s tailgate cheese dip can compare to this quick, creamy recipe. It just like the white Mexican cheese dip that you find at the restaurants.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword dip, queso
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 420 kcal
Author Christie Vanover


  • 1/4 cup roasted hatch chiles (canned is fine)
  • 2 cups crema Mexicana
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 cups shredded quesadilla cheese


  1. Heat a cast iron skillet on a grill over medium heat. Heat up the chiles, crema, milk and seasonings.
  2. Add the cheese. Whisk until melted. Serve with chips.
Nutrition Facts
Mexican Queso Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 420 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 130mg43%
Sodium 1132mg49%
Potassium 53mg2%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 420IU8%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 735mg74%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.