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Taco Queso Recipe

This queso dip is super creamy. The addition of the ground beef kicks it up a notch.
This queso is made with real cheese, white cheddar, Monterey Jack cheese, white
American cheese, and some cream cheese, all melted together.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins


  • 8 oz White Cheddar Cheese
  • 8 oz Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 12 slices White American Cheese
  • 4 oz Cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup Whole Milk
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 tbsp Goya Recaito
  • 2 tbsp Diced green chilies (about 1/2 of a 4 oz can)
  • 3 tbsp Butter melted
  • 1-1/2 lb Ground Beef
  • 1 small Onion
  • 1/2 tsp Ground cumin
  • Salt, Pepper, Granulated Garlic, Granulated Onion, Taco Seasoning


  • Caramelize one small onion in 1 tbsp oil over medium heat in a 4-quart pot.
    Add ground beef, and cook until brown. Season to taste with taco seasoning, granulated garlic, and granulated onion.
    Once the ground beef has cooked, remove it from the pan, and drain fat from the pan.
    In the same pot, add 3 tbsp butter. Sautee green chilis and recaito in the butter.  
    Pour in milk and heavy cream, add the cheese (white cheddar cheese, Monterey Jack Cheese, White American Cheese and the cream cheese). Whisk continuously until smooth. 
    Season sauce to taste with salt, granulated garlic, and granulated onion. Add 1/2 tsp ground cumin, and return ground beef to the pot.