Three Mexican Restaurant Dip Recipes

I’m excited to share not one, not two, but THREE amazing and delicious Mexican restaurant style dips today, brought to you and paid for by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. You’ll find a delicious queso blanco recipe, restaurant style salsa, and zesty guacamole! #DelimexFiesta #CollectiveBias

Mexican dip recipes

All three recipes are included at the bottom of the post!

Mexican and Tex-Mex food is my favorite. Even though it doesn’t necessarily agree with me when I’m pregnant (and let’s be honest – even when I’m not. Acid reflux is no fun), it’s something I often crave – especially chips and salsa that most Mexican restaurants offer.

To be honest, I think what I like the most are things like salsa, guacamole, and even the occasional creamy cheese dip (which, you may be surprised to hear if you know me well – not a big fan of cheese over here.) It’s always hard for me to resist ordering one of these items as an appetizer or whipping up a batch to enjoy at home. There’s just something so delicious about dipping chips, taquitos, or even tamales in a flavorful dip.

Mexican Dip Recipes

With Cinco de Mayo coming up, I thought it would be fitting to make my own versions of my favorite Mexican restaurant style dips. I spent a few days at my parent’s house this last week while Forrest was in North Carolina, so I made these for them (to go along with taquitos, tamales, chicken enchiladas, and, of course, corn tortilla chips.)

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Mexican Dip Recipes with Taquitos and Tamales

 

My mom could hardly put down the guacamole. The salsa was incredibly easy to make – all you need is a blender. And the queso blanco dip came together in minutes as well. It was definitely a delicious feast!

First up – the queso blanco dip! This is made using a double broiler (so, you just need a metal bowl and a pot to boil water in), and the ingredients are all easily found at the grocery store. This was my little brother’s favorite dip.

Easy Queso Blanco Dip!

Three Mexican Restaurant Dip Recipes
Author: Katie Clark
Ingredients
  • 1 pound white American Cheese usually found at the deli counter
  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 1 small can rotel with green chilis
Instructions
  1. Place all items in a metal bowl.
  2. Bring a pot of water (which the metal bowl can sit in) to a boil.
  3. Place bowl on top of boiling water to create a double broiler.
  4. Heat until everything is melted and combined. It may look somewhat soupy until the end.
  5. Keep hot while serving (if possible).

Next is a restaurant style salsa! It seriously is SO easy. I will admit, it uses canned ingredients, over fresh, but that’s why it’s so easy – it really involves very little dicing and mainly just a food processor or blender to get it all together. I loved eating this over the past few days.

Easiest Restaurant Style Salsa

Three Mexican Restaurant Dip Recipes
Author: Katie Clark
Ingredients
  • 2 14.5 ounce cans diced tomatoes with onion and garlic
  • 8 ounces rotel with green chilis
  • 1 serrano pepper diced and de-seeded (unless you want it spicier!)
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1-2 teaspoons minced cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1-2 teaspoon salt
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients into the jar of a blender or food processor.
  2. Process until desired consistency.
  3. Add more spices if desired.

And finally – guacamole! My mom kept commenting on how delicious it was – and it made it even better knowing how easy it was. Guacamole is always so yummy, and this is definitely one you are going to want to try out!

A traditional guacamole recipe with a little added flair from hot sauce.

Three Mexican Restaurant Dip Recipes
Author: Katie Clark
Ingredients
  • 4 avocados
  • 1 roma tomato diced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 1-2 teaspoons Franks hot sauce
Instructions
  1. Mash avocados until desired consistency
  2. Add tomatoes, garlic, and onions.
  3. Add hot sauce to taste.
  4. Place pit of one of the avocados in the guacamole to prevent premature browning.

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