CHILE CON QUESO

3 tablespoons of Butter

1 (4 ounce) can Green Chiles, chopped

1 cup Onion, minced

1/4 cup celery, minced

2 garlic cloves, minced

3/4 cup Half and Half

1/4 cup Beer, (I used Dos Equis)

4 ounces of Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded

4 ounces of White American Cheese, shredded

1 teaspoon ground Cumin

1-2 teaspoons Garlic Powder

1/4 teaspoon Salt

Tortilla Chips

 

1.  Melt butter in a large, heavy saucepan over medium heat.  Add green chiles, onion, celery, and garlic and cook 3-4 minutes or until softenend.

 

2.  Pour in the Half and Half and stir until well blended

 

3.  Pour in the beer and let it cook for about a minute

 

4.  Add the shredded cheese, one handful at a time, making sure cheese melts before you add another handful.

 

5.  Stir in Cumin, Garlic Powder, and Salt.

 

6.  Serve with tortilla chips.