Queso Potato Nachos

Serve these yummy nachos as an appetizer, or as a side dish with tacos or steak.

Serves: 6Prep: 15 minutesCook: 30 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 1 package (28 oz.) frozen potato wedges or steak fries
  • 1⁄2 pound white American cheese (queso blanco)
  • 1⁄3 cup half-and-half
  • 1 tablespoon pickled jalapeño peppers
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • Toppings, such as chopped tomato, sliced green onion, sliced black olives and chopped cilantro


  • Make potato wedges as directed on package.
  • Meanwhile, in medium microwavable bowl, heat cheese on high power 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes, until softened. Gradually whisk in half-and-half, jalapeño, cumin and chili powder.
  • Place potato wedges on large platter. Spoon queso sauce over potatoes. Sprinkle with desired toppings.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.