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Sunday, July 10, 2011

mangia mondays 18: queso fundido with roasted poblano vinaigrette

howdy, ya'll
& welcome to


a blog hop i co-host each week with the suuuuuper amazing
lisa from shine your light!

this week,
i'm sharing a recipe from

queso fundido with roasted poblano vinaigrette


1 TBS unsalted butter
1 TBS all-purpose flour
1 C whole milk
3 C grated monterey jack cheese
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
**i added a dash of cayenne, too**
8 oz. fresh goast cheese, cut into 8 slices
**i added a healthy sprinkling of chipotle chili powder**
roasted poblano vinaigrette {recipe follows}
2 TBS chopped fresh cilantro
chips, for serving

1. preheat the broiler.

2. melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. whisk in the flour & cook for 1 minute. whisk in the milk & cook until slightly thickened. remove from the heat & stir in the grated monterey jack cheese; season with salt, pepper & cayenne.

3. scrape the mixture into an 8" cast-iron pan & place the slices of goat cheese over the top. put the pan under the broiler & broil until the goat cheese is golden brown on top. remove from the oven, drizzle with the poblano vinaigrette {or spoon it over the top} & sprinkle with chipotle chili powder & cilantro. serve with chips for dipping.

roasted poblano vinaigrette
2 poblano chiles, roasted, peeled, seeded & chopped
1 TBS red wine vinegar
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 tsp honey
1/4 C canola oil {i used vegetable}
salt & pepper, to taste

1. combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor & puree until smooth.
{um, how easy is that?}



if nothing else,
you MUST make the vinaigrette!
it's so delicious & totally makes this queso something spectacular.

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10 comments:

  1. HI Kirstin,
    I shared my No Tomato Sauce with a video and two articles I hope you enjoy!

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  2. Kristin,
    I love Bobby Flay. The queso and vinaigrette look amazing! Thanks for hosting,
    Aimee

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  3. Newbie here, thanks for hosting! Your queso looks delightful!

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  4. Wow, that looks good! So many of my favorite ingredients.

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  5. You're right, that vinaigrette sounds amazing. SO does the entire dish for that matter. Thanks for hosting. It looks like everyone came out with their best this week!

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  6. thanks for hosting beautiful Kristin! Have a great week :)

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  7. Hello..its nice to be back here.I miss your party,Ive been out for a month due to a short vacation.I brought my Filipino Callos.Have a great week to all

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  8. Oh my gosh that sounds amazing!

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  9. That looks amazing! And not even super complicated. I want some of that RIGHT NOW! Great recipe ;)

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