Melted Cheese Dip (Salsa De Queso Fundido)

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Restaurants call this delicious dip chili pepper and cheese dip. Serve with tacos or nachos. This recipe was modified with the gracious help from mama's kichen.

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  • add   1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • add   4 cups Mexican blend cheese, shredded (or Monterey Jack)
  • add   3-4 garlic cloves or 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • add   1 tablespoon fresh cilantro
  • add   1 cup beer
  • add   4 ounces canned diced green chiles
  • add   1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Bring beer to boil in medium saucepan, reduce heat to low. Add cheese mixture, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring constantly until all cheese is melted. Repeat with the remaining cheese - but do not boil!
  2. Stir in the chiles, crushed garlic or garlic powder cilantro and seasoning. Pour into a warmed serving bowl.
  3. Before serving you can put the dip under a broiler to brown the top giving it a nice crust.
  4. Sprinkle with jalopenos and drizzle with taco sauce. Serve immediately with tortilla chips, or keep warm in an oven.