RECIPES

Queso Beer-Cheese Dip

Get the fiesta started with warm queso blended with flavors of Mexican-style lager beer, sweet and spicy peppers and V&V Supremo’s Queso Chihuahua® Quesadilla cheese. This dip's an easy entertaining favorite!

Wisconsin Cheese Queso Beer-Cheese Dip  Recipe
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Servings
2 1/2
cups

Ingredients

Cheese

Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Queso Quesadilla can be used in this recipe.

Instructions

  1. Combine Queso Chihuahua® Quesadilla and cornstarch in medium bowl. Set aside.
  2. Cook red pepper and jalapeno in butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat until tender, stirring occasionally. Gradually stir in evaporated milk and seasonings. Bring to a gentle boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low; gradually stir in the reserved Queso Chihuahua® Quesadilla mixture until melted. Stir in beer; heat through. Serve immediately with tortilla chips.

Recipe Tips

  • The dip thickens as it cools. To reheat in the microwave: Warm dip in a microwave-safe bowl on high for 30-60 second intervals, depending on amount. Stir dip between each interval.
  • We used Modelo Negra™ beer in this recipe.
  • Want less spicy heat? With a whole jalapeno, this dip has zip! To reduce the heat, remove the seeds and membranes before dicing the jalapeno pepper.
  • Avoid touching face when handling jalapeno peppers. Consider wearing gloves, as oils may burn skin.
  • This dip is yummy served with steamed veggies, over enchiladas, on tater tots or as the cheese sauce for from-scratch mac and cheese.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

V&V Supremo Queso Chihuahua® Quesadilla cheese is crafted with creamy whole milk and has delicious buttery notes with supple texture. It melts with a long, gooey stretch making it an ideal choice for warm entrees, dips and sauces.

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