Pappasito’s Queso

This is a simple to prepare Queso dip, that you are sure to enjoy ! If you can find Land Of Lakes processed American cheese, I think you will find it to be the closest.  
pappasito's queso

Pappasito’s Queso

Pappasito's Queso

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  • Recipe Type: Appetizer, CopyKat recipe
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes
  • Serves: 6
Pappasito's Queso

This is a great dip for your next super bowl party or your next party! It's great with tortilla chips or served on your next taco salad!


  • 1 1/2 pounds Processed Cheese NOT Velveeta
  • 4-5 ounces canned Green Chiles with juice
  • 1 tablespoon Minced Garlic (type in jar)
  • 1/2 cup Diced Onion
  • 1/3 cup Whole Milk
  • 1/2 cup Diced Ripe Tomatoes ( discard seeds)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Salt


Melt cheese with milk and stir until blended. Add chilies with liquid, garlic, onion, and stir until onions and transparent. Remove from heat and add tomatoes before serving.

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  • misfit365

    Why not velveta?velveta is the business

  • Deborah M

    This recipe is absolutely IDENTICAL to the real thing! I am in LOVE!!!!!!


      What brand of processed cheese did you use?

      • stephaniemanley

        I used Kroger, I have also used HEB brand.

      • Deborah Beadles McElvey

        I can’t remember the brand name but it was at the deli counter at walmart.

    • Matt Ferrell

      Sigh…where do I find processed cheese that’s not Velveeta?!?

      • Stephanie

        Any store sells it, just pick up the store brand.

      • Deborah Beadles McElvey

        I bought American cheese from the deli at walmart

  • shelley

    We went to find some White American processed cheese and you can find it at any walmart deli. But just be warned it is very expensive so you may be better off just going to your local mexican restaraunt and buy there premade stuff.