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Casa Ole Queso Recipe

Are you looking for a new way to liven up your dinner table? Look no further than this guide because this Casa Ole Queso recipe is the perfect addition to an evening of flavor and variety.
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Author: Dr. Leah Alexander
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 224kcal



  • 1/4 cup Roasted and peeled Hatch chile - Smoky and slightly spicy these chiles add a distinct Southwestern flavor, elevating the dish with a unique and robust taste.
  • 1/4 cup Chopped onions cubes - - Sweet and aromatic, these onions add texture and depth to the sauce, enhancing its overall savory profile.
  • 1 teaspoon Butter - Rich and creamy the butter adds a luxurious touch, contributing to a smooth and velvety texture in the sauce.
  • 1/4 cup Chopped tomatoes - Fresh and juicy providing a burst of acidity and natural sweetness, balancing the richness of the cheese and complementing the earthy chile flavor.
  • 1/2 clove Minced garlic - Intensely aromatic imparting a pungent kick and layering the dish with a delightful garlicky essence.
  • 1/6 teaspoon Black pepper - Peppery and aromatic the black pepper lends a subtle warmth, complementing the other flavors in the sauce without overpowering them.
  • American white cheese grated - 1/2 cup - Creamy and mild, this cheese melts beautifully, creating a rich and indulgent sauce with a smooth texture.
  • 1/4 cup Evaporated Milk Thick and creamy, the evaporated milk provides a luscious base for the sauce, ensuring a velvety consistency and enhancing the overall richness of the dish.
  • 1/4 teaspoon Oregano - Earthy and fragrant oregano adds a hint of Mediterranean herbaceousness, balancing the dish with a touch of freshness.
  • Monterey Jack cheese grated - 1/2 cup - Mild and slightly tangy, Monterey Jack cheese melts effortlessly, blending harmoniously with other cheeses to enhance the overall cheesy goodness.
  • 1/4 teaspoon Fresh cilantro - Bright and citrusy cilantro adds a burst of freshness, cutting through the richness and providing a vibrant contrast to the savory elements.
  • Salt - As per taste - Enhancing the natural flavors of the ingredients salt ensures a well-balanced dish, allowing the individual tastes to shine while harmonizing the overall flavor profile.


  • Melt butter in a pan over medium heat and sauté the finely minced garlic, roasted chilies, tomatoes and onions until all of the vegetables are softened for about 3 minutes.
  • Next, add evaporated milk to the pan along with generous amounts of freshly ground pepper, oregano and salt. Give everything a gentle stir before simmering on low heat for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Add both the shredded hard and soft cheeses to the pan, stirring continuously until all of the cheese has melted into a smooth and creamy texture.
  • When finished, turn off the stovetop and stir in freshly chopped cilantro leaves before serving either with tortilla chips or warm flour tortillas alongside your favorite salsa or guacamole.


• If you are not a fan of chiles, then feel free to omit them from the recipe and add your favorite vegetables instead.
• Make sure that you do not overcook the mixture, as this will make it tough and dry. The cheese should be melted but still retain some texture for best results.
• Feel free to experiment with different flavors like jalapenos, red bell peppers or chili powder for an extra kick!
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