Queso Blanco Dip
1 1/4 pound block White American Cheese,* cut into 1-inch cubes (Land O'Lakes brand preferred)
1 (4 ounce) can diced green chiles
1/4 cup chopped pickled jalapenos
2 tablespoons pickled jalapeno juice
2/3 cup milk
1/2 cup cold water
1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
Place cubed cheese in a microwave safe bowl. Add chiles, jalapenos, jalapeno juice, milk, water, and cumin. Microwave on HIGH for 4 - 5 minutes, stopping to stir well after each minute. Part of the melting process is completed with the stirring.
Serve immediately with tortilla chips or can be used as a sauce for Mexican dishes. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator. Reheat in the microwave in increments of 30 seconds until creamy and hot.
*White American cheese is usually available at the deli counter of most grocery stores.
I found the Land O'Lakes white American cheese at my grocery store deli.
Cut the cheese into cubes before mixing with the other ingredients.
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