Queso Con Gouda

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by PaulaG

Just goes to prove that Queso can be made with almost any cheese. The important factor in making good queso is to use a processed cheese (like Velveeta) for at least one of the cheese choices. A mixture of smoked Gouda and regular Gouda is recommended and gives this a subtle smoke flavor that really adds depth. If necessary, this can be made using 8 oz of regular Gouda. Developed for RSC #11.

Top Review by Starrynews

Loved this queso variation! I skipped the salt and pepper at the end, as we found there to be plenty of flavor without them. I used all smoked gouda for the gouda cheeses, as we just love smoked cheese, and it was perfect here. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a medium size pan, saute the shallots and garlic until soft, stir in the chili peppers.
  2. Add the milk starting with 3/4 cup and adding the additional 1/2 cup as needed for proper consistency; add tomatoes, cayenne pepper, and cheese.
  3. Heat over low heat until cheese melts; season as desired with salt and pepper.
  4. Serve warm with tortilla chips, hamburger patty, hamburger steak or chicken.

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