This Spinach Queso Blanco from The Homesick Texan’s new cookbook brings some green into the mix via baby spinach sautéed with garlic and roasted Anaheim chiles. Buy a chunk of white American cheese from your grocery store deli for the best flavor and meltable texture. Fresh pico de gallo brings a little juicy crunch to the warm, gooey queso, and avocado lends extra silkiness. Tortilla chips are mandatory for dipping. Try Chilled Chile Con Queso with Avocado and Indian Queso with Jalapeño Chutney too.
To make the queso: