Friday, March 3, 2017

Quick and Easy Queso Dip



2 Tbsp butter
1/2-1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely diced
2 Tbsp flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (90,000 SHU is best)
1 cup half and half (or milk -- but half and half is better)
8 ounces pepper jack cheese*, shredded

Melt butter in a pan and saute' pepper. Whisk in flour, salt and cayenne pepper until incorporated. Stir in half and half and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Add cheese and stir well to melt.

Serve warm -- will thicken as it cools. Delicious as a dip or over a burrito. Delicious as a dip for breadsticks or pizza crust.

*Can use any shredded cheese.

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