Mexican Restaurant Cheese Dip

This dip is similar to white cheese sauces served in many Mexican restaurants. The amount of heat can be adjusted by adding your favorite chili pepper or crushed cayenne pepper to taste. As is, it is kid-friendly, quick, and delicious! It can be used as a dip for tortilla chips or a sauce for many Mexican dishes.


1/2 pound white american cheese
1/4 cup milk maybe more if you want it thinner
1 tablespoon butter
1 4 oz can of green chili’s
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
.125 tsp cayenne pepper – a pinch


Place cheese, milk, and butter in a sauce pan over low heat.
Heat until melted – stirring frequently.
Stir in the green chillis, cumin, garlic salt, and the cayenne pepper. Remember, it doesn’t take much cayenne.
Add more milk if you want it thinner.
Serve immediately with chips, tortillas, and your favorite mexican dish.