Queso Dip


Queso Dip

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Queso Dip is a great accompaniment to crunchy nacho chips, as it provides a perfectly complementary blend of spice and cheese, which is what ‘queso’ means. Cheese slices melted with a mix of milk and chopped spring onions, garlic, chilli flakes and tomatoes gives the right balance of creamy cheesiness and juicy crunchiness to make this an ideal dip. It is very important to serve the Queso Dip piping hot and fresh, or it will become gummy.

Queso Dip recipe - How to make Queso Dip

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 cup
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Ingredients

1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
4 Britannia cheese slices , torn into pieces
2 tsp olive oil
1/2 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
1 1/2 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
1/4 cup finely chopped spring onions whites
1/4 cup finely chopped spring onion greens
salt to taste
1/4 cup milk

For Serving
nacho chips
garlic toast

Method
    Method
  1. Heat the olive oil in broad non-stick pan, add the garlic paste and chilli flakes and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the spring onion whites and greens and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the tomatoes and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the cheese slices and milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Serve immediately with nacho chips and garlic toast.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy32 cal
Protein1.6 g
Carbohydrates0.9 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat2.4 g
Cholesterol6.3 mg
Sodium72.6 mg
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Queso Dip Video by Tarla Dalal

Reviews

Queso Dip
 on 03 Dec 14 12:17 PM
5

This dip is a combination of cheese along with salsa that taste great with nacho chips. I at times put chopped garlic instead of the paste for a nice mouth feel...