Queso for International Travelers

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Papagayita

While traveling around the world I discovered that "Laughing Cow" cheese is the perfect substitute for Velveeta/American cheese! slight departure from the standard queso with the addition of yogurt, onions, and fresh tomatoes...makes a thicker, slightly more nutritious recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dice Velveeta, open Rotel, and add to large frying pan set to medium.
  2. Dice tomatoes, onions, pepper(s) & garlic (if using) and add to pan, stirring well as Velveeta melts.
  3. Add cilantro near end of cooking time (depending on amount making and stove, 5-10 minutes).
  4. Right before turning off heat and serving, add yogurt, adding to taste.
  5. Serve with toasted corn chips (corn tortillas baked at 350°F for ~7-10 min), sliced green apple, crudites, etc. I usually make a large batch and freeze it in baggies for later -- .

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