A Mexican cheese fondue. Another quick and easy addition to your Tex-Mex night.

When I first saw this recipe I thought that it might need a fondue set but because of the tomatoes and cream it remained liquid enough to eat without requiring any extra heat. It was great with some tortilla chips and odd vegetables.

Chili con queso
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:807
Ready in:35 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:20 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:17th January 2013

Best recipe review

Cheese chilli - who knew?


Just about two of my most favourite foods, combined. Cheese and chilli. I'm in heaven!

Paul R Smith


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  1. Heat the butter in a dutch oven and sauté the onions, garlic and peppers gently until the onions are translucent
  2. Add the tomatoes, chilli and cumin powder and simmer for 5 minutes
  3. Add the cheese and heat until melted
  4. Stir in the cream and the pickled jalapeño chillies and mix well

Serving suggestions

Serve with tortillas, bread or vegetables to dip with

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