Dutch Oven Queso Recipe

Ready for a chip dipping fun time? This queso is not only full of Cheesy happiness, but has Bacon, Pork and a great charcoal finish thanks to our Mini Max.  Grab some chips and get to dipping, this won’t last long.

Dutch Oven Queso Recipe

Yield: Serves 10-12 people

Prep time: 10 Minutes

Total time: 20 Minutes


Measure   Ingredient                                                    

5 Strips         Bacon, Applewood, Thick cut                

1 ea              Onion, Yellow, Small                            

1 lb               Pork, Sausage, Ground                       

1 Tbsp          Garlic, Fresh                                                  

1 ea              Pepper, Jalapeno                                       

Taste            Bayou Dust Rub, 5280 Culinary        

1 ½ Cup        Cream, Heavy Whipping                                                             

6 fl oz           Crema, Mexican                                      

2 Cups          Queso Asadero, Shredded                

2 Cup           Cheddar, Sharp, Shredded                                     

1/4 Cup        Cotija Cheese, Crumbled                                        

Garnish       Roasted Tomatoes                                                 

Garnish       Chopped Cilantro

Garnish       Cooked Pork

Serve w       Tri Color Tortilla Chips   

Cooking Directions

  • Heat your Big Green Egg Mini Max to 400 degrees, once heated, add the dutch oven, without the lid
  • Let dutch oven heat for 5 minutes
  • Add the bacon and onions and saute until bacon fat has rendered and onions start to caramelize. 5-7 minutes
  • Add the pork, garlic and jalapeno and cook until pork is fully cooked and crumbled
  • Carefully and using heat proof gloves, remove the dutch oven and drain 90% of the fat
  • Place back on the Mini Max and remove the lid
  • Add the cream and ALL cheese
  • Add the Bayou dust
  • Using a wooden spoon, stir the mixture until all cheese is melted and mixture starts to bubble
  • Adjust seasoning with bayou dust as needed
  • For an extra kick of heat, sprinkle some Fire Salt on top of the mixture
  • Garnish as desired with Roasted Tomatoes, Cilantro and some Cooked Pork (if desired


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Published: 3/8/2020