Applebees Queso Blanco

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Aug. 21, 2015

Applebees Queso Blanco is a favorite appetizer of so many. This white queso recipe is smooth, creamy, and has just that little bit of spice.


Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
Minced jalapeno pepper 2 Tablespoon , cored and seeded ((divided))
Finely chopped white onion 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
White american cheese 1 Pound , chopped
Monterey jack cheese 8 Ounce , chopped
Half and half milk 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chopped tomato 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) ((1/3 to 1/2 cup))
Chopped cilantro 2 Tablespoon , divided



In a medium sized pot, add in vegetable oil, 1 1/2 tablespoons jalapeno pepper and white onion over low - medium heat. Sauté onion and peppers until the onion becomes translucent.

Add all cheeses and half and half. Reduce heat to low and stir the cheese until melts.

Add the fresh tomatoes and stir, followed by half of the cilantro.


Just before serving garnish the queso with remaining cilantro and chopped jalapenos.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 10