Queso-Blanco Soft Taco Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published May 15, 2020
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Savory white cheese fills this soft taco recipe and happens to be a bit firmer than mozzarella. Although, it’s not the same as queso fresco, a standard cheese found in most Latin American countries.

How To Make Queso-Blanco Soft Tacos

Savory soft tacos filled with plum tomatoes, fresh romaine lettuce, avocado and queso blanco.

  • 3 green onions (trimmed and thinly sliced)
  • 3 plum tomatoes (cut into ½-inch pieces)
  • 1 avocado (peeled, pitted and cut into ½-inch pieces, ripe )
  • ¼ small head romaine lettuce (thinly sliced)
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro (loosely packed )
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 12 oz queso blanco (Mexican frying cheese, cut into 12 slices)
  • 12 corn tortillas (warmed (6-inch))
  • 1 lime (cut into 4 wedges)
  1. On platter, arrange green onions, tomatoes, avocado, lettuce and cilantro.
  2. Pour salsa into serving bowl.
  3. Heat nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
  4. Add cheese and heat, turning once, until dark brown in spots, 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Place 1 cheese slice in each tortilla and fold in half.
  6. Serve tortillas immediately, adding green onions, tomatoes, avocado, lettuce, cilantro, salsa and a squeeze of lime juice.

How To Make Queso-Blanco Soft Tacos

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Savory soft tacos filled with plum tomatoes, fresh romaine lettuce, avocado and queso blanco.

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 3 green onions, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 3 plum tomatoes, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and cut into ½-inch pieces, ripe
  • ¼ small head romaine lettuce, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, loosely packed
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 12 oz queso blanco, Mexican frying cheese, cut into 12 slices
  • 12 corn tortillas, warmed (6-inch)
  • 1 lime, cut into 4 wedges

Instructions

  1. On platter, arrange green onions, tomatoes, avocado, lettuce and cilantro.
  2. Pour salsa into serving bowl.
  3. Heat nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
  4. Add cheese and heat, turning once, until dark brown in spots, 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Place 1 cheese slice in each tortilla and fold in half.
  6. Serve tortillas immediately, adding green onions, tomatoes, avocado, lettuce, cilantro, salsa and a squeeze of lime juice.
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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 196mg
  • Calories: 180kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Fat: 10g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 279mg
  • Protein: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 380mg
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Vitamin A: 589IU
  • Vitamin C: 6mg
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