Carrie's Southern Queso

Carrie's Southern Queso

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"Looking for a great cheese dip for that football party. This is easy to make and tastes wonderful. I have found it more common in the South, but they have loved it here in the North as well."
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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings 170 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 170 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 11.1 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 10.3 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 679 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Combine the tomatoes with chiles and cheese food in a slow cooker; cook on High setting until melted, stirring occasionally, about 1 hour.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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The easiest queso ever! It's a staple. A couple of tips: Don't drain the RoTel - you're supposed to add the juice. To give it a head start, melt the cheese (dice it) and tomatoes in the microwav...

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Another variation on this popular dip is to add a can of chili.

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The easiest queso ever! It's a staple. A couple of tips: Don't drain the RoTel - you're supposed to add the juice. To give it a head start, melt the cheese (dice it) and tomatoes in the microwav...

I have been making this for years but had forgotten about it until we moved to Texas, where it is a staple appetizer at most Mexican restaurants. I usually make the whole 2 lb. block of cheese,...

I am from Georgia and make this all the time! The only difference is that I add one package of breakfast sausage (determine your own choice of mild, spicy, or hot), browned before added to the ...

I add salsa to mine and make it spicier.

Yum! Added a few scoops of sour cream cause I needed to use up! A few dashes of garlic and onion powder and a small can of green chiles! Everyone loved! Great starter recipe!

Great basic recipe! My family's been making this forever, but adds a couple dashes of cumin, and some sliced scallions.... Always a winner!

Another variation on this popular dip is to add a can of chili.

I laughed when I saw this because it has been such a staple in my family for years, it's almost part of the basic food pyramid. But for those of you that this recipe is new for, you cannot go wr...

Very simple and not bad. Someone gave me half a "loaf" of processed cheese so I used it for this. Since I only had half the loaf I only used one well drained can of diced tomatoes with green chi...

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