Queso - Grandma's Chile Con Queso Dip

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Jul. 08, 2015

Grandma's queso recipe! Easy and fast Tex-Mex cheese dip. My grandma made this Texas classic every Christmas eve.


Onion 1 Large , diced
Bacon fat/Butter /margarine (oleo) 2 Tablespoon
Canned tomatoes with green chiles 29 Ounce (2 cans, 14 1/2 ounce ezch)
Velveeta cheese/Easy melt cheese 2 Pound , cubed



1.In a skillet, sauté onions in bacon fat until translucent of for about 5 minutes.

2.Add tomatoes with peppers and sauté well.

3.Add cheese and stir over medium heat until smooth and melted.

4.Optional ingredients like cooked chorizo, cooked beans, cooked bacon, beef taco filling, guacamole or avocado chunks etc., could be added during this stage.


5.Serve with tortilla chips and enjoy!


Keep warm in a slow cooker in low heat setting or double boiler.

Can be refrigerated for upto 2 weeks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 211Calories from Fat 95

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1478 mg61.58%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 7 g

Protein 16 g32%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet