Lupe Tortilla Queso Recipe

Queso at Lupe Tortilla is what I always order whenever I pay a visit there. All the food there has a phenomenal taste but the Queso is one thing I am completely obsessed with. I don’t even know how to get over this amazing dish. The taste gets due to the roasted chilies and due to the combination of cheese and milk is amazing.

So for my own satisfaction, I started making it at home with my own hands for the peace of my stomach. You can also do the same to ease yourself instead of always going there and demanding it. You must give this a try to this on my behalf.

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 Anaheim Chilies
  • 4 jalapenos, sliced
  • 8 ounces diced meat, (chicken or bacon)
  • 8 ounces chorizo, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 (28 ounces) can diced tomatoes and chilies
  • 2 pounds cheese, cubed ( Velveeta)
  • 8 ounces shredded Jack cheese
  • 2 (12 ounces) cans of evaporated milk
  • 2 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Tortilla chips, for serving

Steps to make amazing Lupe Tortilla Queso

  1. Firstly, we have to roast the chilies and Jalapenos. For this purpose, we will use metal tongs. Roast the chilies on the stovetop flame. Roast until the skin of the chilies is fully burnt.
  2. Once the color turn completely blackish, use a plastic bag to pack the chilies and seal them for 25 minutes.
  3. After this time, remove the chilies from the bag, remove the skin and the seeds using a knife and then slice the chilies.
  4. In a large pan cook the chicken and the Chorizo for at least 15 minutes.
  5. To make n onion garlic paste, blend them in a food processor.
  6. After removing the fats from the cooked meat, add the prepared paste to this cooked meat.
  7. Again to make another paste, add the tomatoes and green chilies in the food processor and blend until it turns into a paste.
  8. Also through this paste into the meat. Then add the remaining chilies to the pot.
  9. Then finally add both kinds of cheese to the pot slowly by whisking continuously.
  10. Also pour in all the milk and cook for a few more minutes.
  11. In the end, garnish the top with the chopped cilantro before serving.
  12. Serve along with the tortilla chips.

FAQs?

Can we consider the Lupe tortilla gluten-free?

Yes, the Queso tortilla is gluten-free and you can have it anytime. The rest of the regular tortillas are not usually gluten-free.

Why do we add milk to the Queso?

Milk is added to this dish to give it a saucy look once the milk is thickened. Milk when combined with the melted cheese completes the final look of the Queso which is all creamy and cheesy at the top.

Lupe Tortilla Queso Recipe
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Lupe Tortilla Queso Recipe

Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 10

Ingredients

  • 8 Anaheim Chilies
  • 4 jalapenos sliced
  • 8 ounces diced meat (chicken or bacon)
  • 8 ounces chorizo crumbled
  • 2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 28 ounces can diced tomatoes and chilies
  • 2 pounds cheese cubed ( Velveeta)
  • 8 ounces shredded Jack cheese
  • 2 12 ounces cans of evaporated milk
  • 2 tablespoon fresh cilantro chopped
  • Tortilla chips for serving

Instructions

  • Firstly, we have to roast the chilies and Jalapenos. For this purpose, we will use metal tongs. Roast the chilies on the stovetop flame. Roast until the skin of the chilies is fully burnt.
  • Once the color turn completely blackish, use a plastic bag to pack the chilies and seal them for 25 minutes.
  • After this time, remove the chilies from the bag, remove the skin and the seeds using a knife and then slice the chilies.
  • In a large pan cook the chicken and the Chorizo for at least 15 minutes.
  • To make n onion garlic paste, blend them in a food processor.
  • After removing the fats from the cooked meat, add the prepared paste to this cooked meat.
  • Again to make another paste, add the tomatoes and green chilies in the food processor and blend until it turns into a paste.
  • Also through this paste into the meat. Then add the remaining chilies to the pot.
  • Then finally add both kinds of cheese to the pot slowly by whisking continuously.
  • Also pour in all the milk and cook for a few more minutes.
  • In the end, garnish the top with the chopped cilantro before serving.
  • Serve along with the tortilla chips.

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