Definition of queso blanco in English:

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queso blanco

Pronunciation: /ˈkāsō ˈbläNGkō/

Entry from US English dictionary


A fresh white cow’s milk cheese used in Latin American cooking.
Example sentences
  • All major commercial manufacturers of queso blanco make the cheese by using legally pasteurized milk.
  • The May Cheese of the Month program from the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board kept things interesting with cheddar, a Wisconsin classic, along with queso blanco and queso fresco, two popular Hispanic-style cheeses.
  • For the queso blanco: In a large saucepan, warm the milk to 195 degrees, stirring frequently.


Spanish, 'white cheese'.

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