24 Nov | All

Barbacoa Queso Dip

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Serve friends and family this homemade queso dip that is loaded with tasty shredded barbacoa. Making queso at home is easy to do, just make a quick roux and stir in cheeses, then you have delicious queso right from home. 



  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup chunky salsa
  • 1 (12 oz.) package Verde Shredded Barbacoa, separated into shreds
  • 2 Tbsp. green onions, sliced
  • Tortilla chips or potato wedges, to serve



  • In a medium skillet over medium heat, melt the butter. Whisk in the flour and cook 2 minutes. Slowly whisk in the milk and continue cooking on low heat for 3-4 minutes, until thickened. 
  • Slowly whisk in the pepper jack cheese and cheddar cheese. Whisk until smooth and incorporated. 
  • Stir in the salsa and barbacoa. Cook for 5 minutes. 
  • Sprinkle with green onions. Serve with tortilla chips or potato wedges.