Copycat Cafe Rio Queso

4 servings
10 min

Do you love queso? We love queso and Cafe Rio's Queso is one of the best we have ever eaten! This Copycat Cafe Rio Queso is so quick and easy to make. It requires just seven ingredients and takes less than 15 minutes to make. This appetizer or snack can be ready to feed family and friends very quickly. Serve with tortilla chips or over burritos-delicious! We have other dip recipes and even other Queso and cheese dip recipes we would love for you to try. We appreciate your support. Please follow us on Pinterest, too. 💕 Check out our other APPETIZER RECIPES on

This is the finished Copycat Cafe Rio Queso cheese dip-yummy!

So simple: just place all ingredients into a medium sized sauce pan and heat slowly to melt the cheese and combine all of the ingredients.

An immersion blender works so well to blend the ingredients into a smooth and creamy queso.

Recipe details
  • 4  servings
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 5 Minutes Total time: 10 min
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  • 16 ounces Queso Blanco Velveeta cut into chunks
  • 3/4 cup Rotel drained
  • 1/2 cup green chile enchilada sauce
  • 1/3 cup cilantro leaves or more if desired
  • 1 1/2 tbsps green onion and stems sliced
  • 3/4 tsp cumin
  • 3/4 tsp chili powder

Place all ingredients into a sauce pan.
Heat over low heat, stirring continuously.
When Velveeta has melted and queso is smooth, remove from the heat and blend with an immersion blender.
Serve warm with tortilla chips and enjoy!
Sweeter With Sugar
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