This is one of those classic pot luck recipes, one everyone has had and one that everyone has probably made. Mine is just a bit different because instead of just Velveeta and salsa it adds the fresh sauteed onion and pepper which I think really enhances both the flavor AND texture of the Queso!
This is another one I’ve been eating as long as I can remember! I’m not sure where it originated from, my Mom? My Grandma? my Great Aunt? all I know is it doesn’t feel like the holiday’s without a batch of this. This batch makes a ton and since my husband doesn’t like it I’ve been known to eat almost a whole batch myself over a weekend! Now the kids help me out.
I made this dip as part of a live cooking show with 8 easy potluck, game day recipes. I mean seriously it couldn’t be easier and everyone loves it. I like keeping it in a slow cooker so it stays a nice even warm temperature while enjoying, but the leftovers I just heat in a bowl and enjoy.
- 2 lbs velvetta cheese
- 24 oz jar picante sauce
- 1 Lrg onion chopped
- 1 Lrg green pepper chopped
- 3 Tbsp butter or olive oil
Sauté onion and pepper in butter on med/high heat until the onion is translucent but not too soft
mix everything in crock pot, melt on low heat stiring occationally
leave on warm to serve
serve with frito's scoops or tortilla chips
have you enjoyed this series? I am so excited for the holiday’s, and potluck parties. I love being social and meeting new people! Do you have a favorite party food I should add or that I forgot about?
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