Hatch® Green Chile Queso Blanco

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1 can (10 ounce) HATCH® diced tomatoes with green chiles

1 can (4 ounce) HATCH® diced green chiles

½ teaspoon chipotle powder

½ teaspoon garlic powder

¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

¼ teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon cornstarch

1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk

2 lbs (freshly grated) white cheddar cheese (may substitute yellow cheddar cheese)


In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat add, HATCH® tomatoes, and green chiles. Bring to a slow boil.

Add spices and cornstarch, and mix well.

Then add the evaporated milk, and continue to mix until combined. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low.

Add ½ the shredded cheddar cheese. Mix until smooth. Then add the remaining cheddar cheese. Mix until smooth and creamy.

Serve immediately with tortilla chips or your favorite veggies.