Instant Pot Texas Queso Fundido

by

Deborah Schneider

POSTED Mon, January 13, 2020

Serves

6

Total Time

12 MINS

Calories

352

I’d never dream of messing with a Texas staple, so here are two versions of queso, one made with shredded Cheddar and Jack cheeses and one made with American cheese . Fundido means “melted,” and that’s what thi...

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    INGREDIENTS


  • White onion icon
    White onion

    ½ (about 70 g)minced

  • Roma tomato icon
    Roma tomato

    1 (about 60 g)cored, seeded, diced

  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil

    2 tablespoons (about 27.6 g)

  • Ground cumin icon
    Ground cumin

    1 tablespoon (about 6.3 g)

  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove

    2 (about 12 g)minced

  • Serrano pepper icon
    Serrano pepper

    2 (about 48 g)

  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper

    1 teaspoon (about 2.15 g)freshly ground

  • Vegetable broth icon
    Vegetable broth

    1 cup (about 220.99 g)

  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour

    1 tablespoon (about 8.1 g)

  • Cream cheese icon
    Cream cheese

    ½ cup (about 120 g)

  • Mild cheddar icon
    Mild cheddar

    2 cups (about 210 g)shredded

  • Monterey jack cheese icon
    Monterey jack cheese

    1 cup (about 132 g)shredded

    METHOD


  • 1. Add vegetable oil to the inner pot
  • 2. Pre-heat until hot - Sauté, Normal
  • 3. Then add ground cumin, garlic clove, serrano pepper, black pepper and white onion to the inner pot
  • 4. Cook until softened while stirring frequently - approx 1 min
  • 5. Add vegetable broth and all purpose flour to the inner pot
  • 6. Stir until well combined
  • 7. Add cream cheese, mild cheddar, monterey jack cheese and roma tomato to the inner pot
  • 8. Stir until melted
  • 9. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  • 10. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 1 min
  • 11. Release pressure - Quick venting
  • 12. Whisk until smooth
  • 13. Serve warm

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