Tuna Queso Dip

Meal Type: Appetizers

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp butter 
  • 4 green onions, white and green parts, thinly sliced 
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced 
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes, quartered 
  • 1 tsp Chipotle powder 
  • 1 tsp cumin  
  • ½ tsp coriander powder 
  • 1 ½ cup half and half 
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch 
  • 3 cups aged cheddar cheese, grated 
  • 3 cans (80g) Ocean’s Solid Light Tuna in Chili Infused Oildrained 
  • ½ cup bell pepper, diced for garnishing 
  • ¼ cup pickled jalapeno, for garnishing 
  • Cilantro, for garnishing 
  • Salt and pepper to taste 
  • Nachos, for serving 

Directions

  1. Melt the butter in a medium pot over medium-low heat. Add the white parts of the green onion, garlic, tomatoes, chipotle powder, cumin, and coriander and cook for 3-4 minutes until fragrant. Season with salt and pepper.  
  2. Add in the half and half and the cornstarch and whisk to combine. Bring to a simmer and then turn heat back down to medium-low.  
  3. Add in the cheddar cheese and stir until the mixture is smooth and well combined.  
  4. Stir in the tuna.  
  5. Remove from the heat, transfer to a bowl and garnish with the diced bell pepper, pickled jalapeno, cilantro and the green parts of the green onion. Finish with cracked black pepper and serve with nachos.  

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