New Mexico Style Chile con Queso • I am New Mexico

New Mexico Style Chile con Queso

If you like cheese and green chile then this will be your new go-to dip. I’ve heard of people making it with velveta cheese, but I’ve always liked it with cheddar. Either way, chile con queso is always a hit.

New Mexico Green Chile Con Queso / Photo by Instagram user eviemaesbbq


  • 6 Fresh New Mexico green chiles; roasted, peeled, seeded, and cut into half-inch slices or 1 cup frozen New Mexico green chile
  • 1 Onion; chopped
  • 2 tbsp Bacon grease
  • 1 Clove garlic; minced
  • 2 large Fresh tomatoes; peeled and finely chopped
  • 2-1/2 c Shredded Monterey Jack or Longhorn cheese
  • Salt to taste

Preparation Instructions

Saut‚ chile and onion in bacon grease. Add garlic and cook until soft. Heat until cheese melts.

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