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Chilies Con Queso

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Ingredients
  Processed american cheese 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  Canned tomato paste 6 Ounce (Hunt's, 1 can)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned green chilies 4 Ounce, diced (1 can)
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), minced
  Green pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), diced
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1⁄4 Teaspoon, very finely minced
  Tortilla chips/Corn chips 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (to serve)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Prepare a fondue pot or chafing dish.

MAKING
2. In a saucepan, add the cheese cubes.
3. Place on a medium low flame and melt the cheese, stirring frequently.
4. Combine the tomato paste and water in a bowl and blend well.
5. Stir in the chilies, onion, pepper, lemon juice, and garlic.
6. When the cheese has melted to a smooth sauce, add the tomato mixture to the pan.
7. Stir and heat through.
8. Pour the Chilies Con Queso into the fondue pot or chafing dish.

SERVING
9. Serve immediately with tortilla or corn chips.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Melted
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Party
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes

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