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South American Cheese Sauce

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
3 fresh garlic cloves, minced
1 -2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced or 1 -2 pepper, of your choice
1 (14 1/2 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, minced
23 cup light cream, half-and-half or 23 cup heavy cream
1 cup Velveeta cheese
salt and pepper, to taste


In a heavy skillet heat oil then add garlic, onion and fresh pepper over medium heat. Saute onion until translucent and soft. Stir in tomatoes. Reduce heat to low and simmer for approximately 15 minutes or until mixture has slightly thickened. Stir in cream and Velveeta; cook over medium heat until Velveeta has melted, stirring until smooth. Stir in cilantro then season with salt and pepper, to taste. If too thick, thin with a few tablespoons chicken broth. Serve immediately. See serving suggestions in recipe description.

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