Definition of queso fresco in English:

queso fresco

Syllabification: que·so fres·co
Pronunciation: /ˈkāsō ˈfreskō


  • A semisoft fresh Mexican cheese, white in color, typically served shredded over hot foods.
    More example sentences
    • Soft cheeses such as Brie, feta, Camembert, and Mexican queso fresco may have bacteria that can cause infections.
    • Order shrimp and you'll find it stuffed with chipotle-seasoned crab, and the chicken comes with more forest mushrooms and melted deposits of queso fresco.
    • Add the queso fresco and cook until melted, about three minutes.


Spanish, 'fresh cheese'.

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