Salsa Verde Queso

This ooey-gooey queso fundido dip is an easy and impressive appetizer for any occasion. It’s simple, authentic and will have the whole crowd reaching for the tortilla chips.

Serves: 6Prep: 5 minutesCook: 8 minutesTotal: 13 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 2 large serrano peppers, steamed, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 cups Herdez® Salsa Verde
  • 1 medium white onion, diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 3 cups Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 cups Chihuahua® Quesadilla Cheese or mild cheddar
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, coarsely chopped
  • Warm tortilla chips, for dipping


  • In a large skillet on high, heat olive oil. Cook tomatoes, serrano peppers, salsa, onions and salt until softened, stirring often, about 5 minutes.
  • Pour in heavy cream; continue to cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low. Add cheeses, stirring constantly until fully melted, about 30 seconds.
  • Sprinkle cilantro over skillet. Serve with warm tortilla chips.