Cast Iron Skillet Three Cheese Queso
Need an easy and delicious appetizer? Make this three cheese classic yellow queso dip that is sure to be a crowd pleaser! The entire recipe is made using a cast iron skillet on the stovetop. The cream cheese, yellow cheddar, and white cheddar blend together for a perfectly smooth cheese dip. Plus, Tajín seasoning adds the perfect amount of spice to this dish.
Servings: 6 people (3 cups)
- 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
- 3 cloves garlic minced
- 1 ½ cups whole milk
- 8 ounces cream cheese room temperature, cut into 1 inch cubes
- 8 ounces mild cheddar cheese shredded
- 4 ounces white cheddar cheese shredded
- 1 tablespoon Tajín clásico chile lime seasoning plus more for garnish
- tortilla chips for serving
Melt butter in a 10 - 12 inch cast iron skillet over medium low heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute until fragrant.
Add milk and cream cheese and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes until the cream cheese is completely melted and no lumps remain.
Slowly add in shredded mild cheddar and white cheddar cheese one handful at a time. Whisk the cheese, allowing it to fully melt before adding in an additional handful. Once all the cheese is completely melted, add Tajín seasoning and whisk to combine.
Garnish with additional Tajín seasoning, as desired. Serve with tortilla chips.
Store leftover queso in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
Reheat over medium low heat in a cast iron skillet until warmed all the way through.
Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 500mg | Potassium: 195mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1233IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 518mg | Iron: 1mg