The Main Ingredient Of These Delicious Dishes: Queso Campesino

Queso campesino, or farmer’s cheese from highland cow’s milk, is a delicious and versatile ingredient that can be used in many recipes. Here are five dishes where it is the main ingredient and star of the plate!

1. Queso campesino and chorizo quesadillas: This cheesy, meaty delight is made with butter or oil, cooked Mexican chorizo sausage, onions, bell peppers, garlic and large flour tortillas filled with grated queso campesino cheese. Serve it with a side of salsa and guacamole for a full Mexican feast.

2. Queso campesino con huevos: A classic Mexican breakfast dish with scrambled eggs, cooked onions, tomatoes, bell peppers and salsa served with creamy melted queso campesino cheese on top. Add some refried beans to the side for a complete meal.

3. Queso campesino and vegetable enchiladas: Enchiladas with a flavorful mix of vegetables like zucchini, carrots, pea pods and mushrooms stuffed with creamy queso campesino cheese in a corn tortilla. Serve it with a side of homemade salsa verde for extra flavor.

4. Chilaquiles con queso campesino: A great way to use up leftovers, chilaquiles are a Mexican dish made with fried tortilla chips, salsa and melted queso campesino cheese. Top it off with some freshly chopped cilantro for a delicious dinner.

5. Queso campesino chile relleno: This delicious dish is made with a poblano pepper stuffed with queso campesino and topped with a creamy sauce. Serve it with some beans and rice on the side for a complete meal.