Chile con Queso

"The chipotle chiles in this will give a nice flavor that you will positively love! If you like a milder queso you can omit the chiles and still have a tasty dip. :)"
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  • Heat oil in large saucepan and cook onions and garlic until translucent, but not browned.
  • Add chiles, adobo sauce, and tomatoes, then lower heat.
  • Add cheese, stirring until melted, being careful not to scorch on bottom.
  • Slowly stir in sour cream.
  • Cook until just heated; do not boil.
  • Serve with tortilla chips or chopped vegetables.

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  1. Purrrrfect! The chipotle peppers really add such a nice change of taste! This was enjoyed by all and will definitely be made over and over! Thanks SueL!
  2. Wow Sue L, now this is some queso. We only used 1 chipotle because I guess we are a little on the whimpy side. Great spicy flavor. My husband and I both voted it 5-stars and we can't wait to serve this at out next party. Thanks.
  3. I made this for a party I was hosting. I had never used chipolte chiles before (I searched & searched for chipoltle chiles in a can,couldnt find them so bought the chipolte peppers--I guess there the same??)Anyways, the dip was very good, and people who enjoy spicy things really liked it. I wish I would have know how spicy it was, I would have warned people...several people said it was too spicy for them. I LOVE spicy food, so thought it was great, will make again!Thanks for sharing.
  4. I didn't have chipotles and I wish I had waited to make this until I did. I thought the dip would be okay with just the chilies, but it just wasn't spicy enough, although the dip itself was good. I may make this again when I do have the chipotles as I feel this might get another star with the addition. All in all, a very good dip, good consistency and good flavor and I'm sure I'll be making this again.


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