Believe it or not, you do not need processed, rubber cheese to make queso. We’re better than that! Made with a blend of spicy cheddar and Carmody, this queso is all grown up. In the spirit of Mardi Gras I put a creole spin on this game day fare.
1/2 cup milk
1 tablespoon cornstarch
6 oz Smoked Habanero Cheddar, shredded
6 oz Carmody, shredded (or any melter you like)
1 tomato, seeded and chopped
1/2 yellow onion, chopped
1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon Slap Ya Mama seasoning
peper to taste
Slow Dough baguette, toasted and sliced
In medium saucepan, heat oil and saute all of the veggies until tender. Season veggies with Slap Ya Mama, add pepper to taste. In a seperate saucepan, whisk milk and cornstarch together until no lumps remain. Cook over medium heat and continue whisking, until mixture thickens. Stir in cheeses. Reduce heat to low and continue cooking, stirring frequently, until cheese is melted and smooth. Stir in spicy veggie mixture to combine. Keep warm in a mini slow cooker and serve with toasted baguette.