White Wine Queso

May 05, 2022

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This smooth Mexican cheese dip made with Missouri white wine is sure to please a crowd. Made for dipping or serving over your favorite Mexican dishes, this queso will add some extra flavor to your next Taco Tuesday.

Serves 12

Total time 20 minutes



1 tbsp butter

4 oz can of green chili’s

¼ c jalapeño diced – 1-2 whole jalapeños depending on size

¼ c dry white wine – we used Seyval Blanc

½ pound white American cheese

4 oz Monterey Jack cheese

½ c heavy whipping cream

¼ tsp cumin

¼ tsp garlic salt

1 pinch cayenne pepper

Taco seasoning – to taste


  1. Melt butter in a sauce pan over medium heat. Add chili’s and jalapenos and simmer until fragrant (about 3 minutes).
  2. Add wine. Stirring occasionally, bring mixture to a low boil and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in American cheese and Monterey Jack. Add heavy cream and stir until smooth.
  4. Add cumin, garlic salt and cayenne pepper. Add taco seasoning to taste, if desired.
  5. Serve as a dip or over your favorite dish and enjoy!