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Easy Queso Dip

  • Author: Food with Feeling
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups of cheese 1x


  • 1 shallot, finely diced and divided
  • 2 small roma tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup of cilantro, chopped and divided
  • 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 2 small jalapeno peppers, seeds removed and minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of all purpose flour
  • 1 cup of milk (I used 2%)
  • 1 cup of grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup of grated pepper jack cheese


  1. In a small bowl, stir together the tomatoes, 1 tablespoon of the shallot, and half of the cilantro. Set aside.
  2. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan. Once melted, add in the remaining shallot, salt, and the jalapeno and saute for 3 minutes. Stirring often.
  3. Pour in the flour and cook until the flour is completely absorbed, about a minute.
  4. Whisk in the milk and then bring to a light simmer. Stirring often, let the mixture cook for about 5 minutes until it has thickened considerably.
  5. Stir in the cheeses and continue stirring until all of the cheese is melted. Stir in the remaining cilantro.
  6. Pour into a serving bowl and top with the tomato mixture. ENJOY!!
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: dips
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: american

Keywords: queso, cheese, dip, football