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Keeping It Fresh


Queso fresco, a favorite in the Mexican kitchen, is slightly salty, milky, and extremely versatile. Explore these recipes for inspiration.

Tomato Braised Chickpeas with Queso Fresco and Lime


In this deeply satisfying one-pot meal, queso fresco shows off its versatility by adding textureand body to this stew.

Green Chili and Queso Fresco Frittata


Queso fresco is a favorite cheese to use in Mexico on the breakfast classics huevos rancheros and chilaquiles.

Grilled Zucchini with Cilantro Buttermilk, Queso Fresco, and Pine Nuts


Serve as a vegetable side or use as a main course—this zucchini would make an excellent filling for a taco.

Whipped Queso Fresco with Spring Vegetables


This easy dip can be served with your favorite vegetables, breads, or crackers. Alternatively, use it as a spread on a sandwich.

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