Microwave Mexican Queso Dip is easy to make and PERFECT drizzled complete carnitas loaded baked potatoes! Thanks to Smithfield for sponsoring today’s recipe.
You GUYS! Look astatine these loaded potatoes! I don’t cognize erstwhile I’ve wanted to impulse you much to effort a look for meal than today. First of all, tin we talk astir that microwave Mexican queso dip? It only takes about five minutes to make!
If you inquire me, you can’t hit smooth, creamy queso dip. I thought queso could only beryllium made astatine location pinch processed food aliases other it would beryllium a grainy mess, but I was wrong. I wanted to make loaded carnitas baked potatoes and publication each nan recipes I could find for homemade queso. It turns out, you don’t request immoderate magic ingredients aliases a edifice room to make cleanable queso dip. In fact, each you request is simply a fewer minutes and a microwave!
This dip only calls for shredded cheese, half and half, pick cheese, and a spot of salsa. That’s it, my friend. The only difficult portion is keeping it astatine nan correct somesthesia erstwhile you service it. It benignant of goes from hot, liquidy lava to cold, heavy food paste successful a matter of a 15 minutes. There’s a logic edifice queso comes successful those basking skillets. It needs to enactment warm, people!
If you want to service this cleanable Mexican queso astatine a party, you should either (a) service it successful a small crockpot group to lukewarm aliases (b) whisk it distant to re-microwave it for 15 seconds each 15 minutes. The bully news astir action (b) is that it intends you are ne'er excessively acold from nan queso, and you tin can sample it extensively earlier and aft heating it each time. This is bully news for an introvert for illustration maine who would alternatively beryllium eating food dip than really talking to people, but each you normal group mightiness want to return action (a).
But wait! There is different action for this awesomely easy queso dip, and that is to service it for meal arsenic a Loaded Pork Potato! There are truthful galore reasons you should totally, decidedly do this. Let’s reappraisal them:
- The pork is beautiful overmuch effortless because it’s Smithfield Carnitas! Perfectly seasoned chunks of tender, caller pork are packaged and fresh to spell correct into your slow cooker. You tin navigator nan pork during nan time and past whip up your loaded potatoes for meal successful nary time!
- Putting queso onto a baked murphy does magical things. The rich, creamy food condiment makes nan murphy melt successful your rima pinch each bite. It is SO GOOD.
- You don’t person to interest astatine each astir nan queso getting acold for illustration if you were serving it arsenic a dip. The pork, potato, food dip, and different toppings conscionable move into 1 big, happy statement connected your sheet (and successful our mouth).
You cognize I’m beautiful crazy astir nachos, but these loaded carnitas potatoes mightiness person stolen nan show. Wherever you guidelines connected nan carb front, I deliberation we tin each work together that half a murphy is amended for you than a upland of maize chips. Thanks to nan deliriously bully carnitas and queso piled connected top, half a murphy is plentifulness for a afloat meal.
I, of course, highly urge a caller original margarita aliases blue margarita pinch this repast if you are truthful inclined. If you don’t eat each your carnitas for meal nan first night, bask them arsenic tacos aliases taco crockery nan 2nd night. Smithfield marinated caller pork is truthful versatile and ever nan champion for leftover meals nan adjacent day!!
Try this microwave queso dip connected its ain aliases drizzled complete carnitas loaded backed potatoes!
- Total Time: 15 minutes
- Yield: 4 1x
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Microwave Queso Dip
In a microwave-safe bowl, power half and half for 1 minute. Stir successful shredded cheese, pick cheese, and salsa.
Heat for 30 seconds, and stir. Heat different 30 seconds, and operation again. Heat for 30 seconds 1 more, and whisk substance until smooth, making judge each food is melted in.
Queso dip will beryllium bladed astatine first, but it will quickly thicken up arsenic it cools. If it gets excessively cool and thick, simply microwave for 10-15 seconds and operation good again.
Carnitas Loaded Baked Potatoes
Prepare carnitas successful nan slow cooker according to nan package instructions. (Cook connected debased pinch a half cup of h2o for astir 8 hours.) Remove nutrient from slow cooker (leaving juices behind), and shred pinch 2 forks.
Pierce potatoes respective times connected each sides pinch a fork. Microwave for 8 minutes, flipping complete once, aliases until a weapon glides easy into nan halfway of each potato.
Slice potatoes successful half lengthwise. Fluff murphy soma pinch a fork, leaving tegument intact. Sprinkle a small brackish and capsicum complete nan potato.
Drizzle queso complete nan potato. Top pinch shredded pork, and drizzle much queso complete nan meat. Top pinch diced tomatoes, sour cream, and immoderate different desired toppings.
Take a bite, and spell to baked murphy heaven!
Passive clip : 360 minutes
- Author: Andi
- Prep Time: 5
- Cook Time: 10
Thank you truthful overmuch to Smithfield for sponsoring today’s post. I americium proud and grateful to person been a 2015 and 2016 ambassador for nan brand!