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Chili Con Queso With Mixed Cheese

Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Onion soup mix 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Lipton)
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Light cream/Half and half 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned whole peeled tomatoes 14 1⁄2 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Canned green chilies 4 Ounce, chopped (1 Can)
  Shredded monterey jack cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Tortilla chips/Bread cubes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a heavy bottomed saucepan, melt butter over medium flame.
2. Add the soup mix and flour in the butter and stir to combine.
3. Further pour in the cream stirring continuously until well blended.
4. Bring the sauce to a boil, stirring often, then reduce flame and simmer for 5 minutes until the sauce is thickened to double cream consistency. Stir the sauce to prevent it from sticking to the pan.
5. When sauce is thickened, add the tomatoes with its liquid, chilies and cheese.
6. Constantly stirring the sauce, simmer on a slow flame till the cheese has melted.

FINALIZING
7. Pour the sauce into a fondue pot or a chaffing dish and keep warm so that the cheese remains melted.

SERVING
8. Place the fondue pot on the table and accompany with crackers, tostadas, bread cubes, blanched veggies or tortilla chips.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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