Hatch Chile Queso

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This is the only homemade Hatch Chile Queso recipe you will ever need for parties, game day, snacks, and more! Most cheese dips seem to fade in the background like the cheap cheese on nachos at the movie theater. However, this creamy, hearty dip has all kinds of fun things going on to keep you interested. This Hatch version of chile con queso will have all of the ooey-gooey-cheese lovers celebrating.

The colorful pops of tomato add nuanced flavors, and there is enough zip from the hatch chiles to keep you on your toes. Whether you’re looking for a quick compliment to any meal or just looking to impress with the best dip at your Super Bowl party, you can not go wrong with this Hatch Chile Queso!

Our Hatch Chile Con Queso recipe embraces all of the complex and spicy flavors the Hatch Chile provides. Just another way to bite into the Hatch Hype! This dip has a bright spiciness that cuts through the richness of two cheeses. The tangy sour cream added at the end brings it over the top.

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Hatch Chile Queso

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A simple, excellent recipe for Hatch Chile Queso.

  • Author: Central Market
  • Prep Time: :20
  • Cook Time: :20
  • Total Time: :40
  • Yield: 2 Cups
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: TexMex


2 Hatch Chiles, roasted, peeled, and chopped

1 cup American Cheese, grated

1/2 cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese, grated

1/4 cup Sour Cream

1 Tomato, seeded and chopped

1/8 tsp Ground Garlic

1 cup Chicken Stock, optional

Tortilla Chip, for serving


In a medium saucepan, combine both cheeses and sour cream and cook over low heat until cheese is melted. Stir continuously to prevent scorching.
Stir in the tomato, chiles, and garlic powder. Adjust consistency for dipping by adding sour cream and/or chicken stock. 
Serve with tortilla chips.

Keywords: Hatch Chile Queso

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