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Con Queso Dip
Description: This peppy cheese dip is popular on Tex-Mex style menus. Simple to make, it tastes great served with tortilla chips (yellow, blue or white) or warm flour tortillas and tomato salsa. Crisp vegetables are also perfect for dipping.

Prep Time:15 minutes
Cook Time:10 minutes

Ingredients Preparation
2 tbsp[30 mL]butter
1 onion, chopped
1/2 red pepper, seeded and finely chopped
1 tbsp[15 mL]mild chili powder
1 tsp[5 mL]dried oregano
3 tbsp[45 mL]Robin Hood® All Purpose Flour
1 can[354 mL]Carnation® Regular, 2% or Fat Free Evaporated Milk
1 1/2 cups[375 mL]grated Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese
1 can[127 mL]chopped green chilies
2 green onions, chopped
  Salt and pepper
2 tbsp[30 mL]chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
In a saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add onion and pepper and cook, stirring for 2 minutes, until softened. Add chili powder and oregano and cook 30 seconds.

Stir in flour and cook, stirring for 2 minutes. Stir in evaporated milk. Bring to a gentle boil, stirring. Cook for 3 minutes until thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese, chopped chilies and green onion. Season with salt and pepper.

Transfer con queso dip to a shallow serving dish. Sprinkle with parsley or cilantro. Serve with a basket of tortilla chips or warmed flour tortillas.

• Stir in 1 ½ cups (375) diced cooked chicken and spoon into flour tortilla wraps or serve with cooked rice and shredded lettuce.
• Serve as a sauce over baked potatoes.

Makes 6 appetizer servings

Con Queso Dip
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