Yields: About 2 cups queso
1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 cup white onion, finely diced 1 large jalapeno, seeds and stem removed; finely diced 12 oz white American cheese, shredded 4 oz Monterrey Jack cheese, shredded (don’t use pre-shredded) 1/2 to 1 cup cream, half-and-half, or whole milk 1 – 2 roma tomatoes, seeds removed and diced 1 small bunch cilantro, roughly chopped
Heat the oil in a saute pan over medium heat. Saute the onion and pepper until softened and reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in the shredded cheese and 1/4 cup of the cream. Quickly stir until the cheese is melted. Add the tomatoes, cilantro, and additional cream a little at a time until you reach desired consistency. Serve immediately with tortilla chips, tortillas, or on tacos, burritos, etc.