Appetizer Bean Con Queso Recipe
5 qt que bueno precooked refried beans, prepared according
10 oz green chiles, diced
1 lb cheese, cheddar, monterey jack o
9 oz cheese, as above
1 tortilla chips, crisp
1. Combine refried beans and diced green chiles. Place 1 cup bean
mixture in oven-proof serving dish. Top with 1 ounce grated cheese.
2. Place under broil or in microwave over until cheese is melted.
Serve immediately with crisp tortilla chips. May be gaarnished with
sour cream, chopped green onions or sliced ripe olives, if desired.
Makes 21 appetizer servings. Each appetizer serves 2.
Note: The above ingredients may also be used for burrito filling. To
prepare, place 1 cup heated bean mixture in large warm flour
tortilla. Top with 1 ounce grated cheese. roll and fold envelope
style. Serve. Makes 21 burritos.
Source: Carnation Company
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