Guajillo Queso

Total Time:
35 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
20 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3 dried guajillo chiles, stemmed, seeded and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 12 ounces shredded Queso Quesadilla or Monterrey Jack cheese
  • Salt
  • Serving suggestions: chicharrones, tortilla chips or pretzels
Directions
  • Heat the milk in a small pot on medium heat until warm. Remove from the heat, add the chiles and soak for about 20 minutes. Transfer to a blender and process until smooth.

  • Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the flour and cook for 1 minute. Whisk in the chile-seasoned milk (the color will be red) and cook slightly until thickened. Remove from the heat and stir in the cheese. Season with salt.

  • Serve immediately with chicharrones, tortilla chips or pretzels.


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