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Ariba! Pepper Jack Beer Cheese Spread


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Serves 8 cups | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time none

Ingredients

4 cups (16-ounces) shredded mild Monterey Jack cheese
2 cups (8-ounces) shredded Pepper jack cheese
2 cups (8-ounces) shredded habanera jack cheese
2 cloves garlic, finely minced
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons picante sauce or tomatillo sauce
½ teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke
1 (12-ounce) bottle of Corona beer


In a mixing bowl with mixer on low speed, combine the cheeses with garlic,the Worcestershire & picante sauce, spices, liquid smoke.


Slowly add beer until mixture binds to make a spreadable mixture. You may not use all of the beer.


Place in a crock or serving dish; cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours or overnight before serving.


Flavor improves over next 24 hours.


Garnish with a green pepper strip or a few jalapeno slices.


Serve with an assortment of crackers, thick pretzels, chips or celery sticks.


Recipe can be halved.


Pairs Well With


Notes

This is a southwestern adaptation to a basic beer cheese spread. Great along with a hot black bean dip and a bowl of Texas chili con carne on game night. Feel free to adjust the heat by varying the ratio's of cheese, the heat level of the picante sauce, the chili powder or spice it up even more by adding some chopped jalapeno or chipolte pepper.

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