Plant-Based Cheezy Queso Dip | Daiya Foods, Deliciously Dairy-Free

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Cheezy Queso Dip

This Cheezy Queso Dip is deliciously dairy-free and ready in just 15 minutes. Start by microwaving Daiya Cheddar Style Shreds. Then mix in tomato, white onion, cilantro, jalapeno or serrano chiles, lime juice and salt. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips, and enjoy a smooth, cheezy plant-based dip.


  • 1 package Daiya Cheddar Style Shreds
  • 1 cup Pico de Gallo*, or your favorite salsa
  • 1 bag your favorite tortilla chips
  • *Pico de Gallo Recipe
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato, seeded and finely diced
  • 1/4 cup White onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup cilantro
  • 1 whole jalapeno or serrano chile, finely chopped including seeds
  • 1 tbsp lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 tsp fine salt, (or 1 tsp Kosher salt)


Place the Daiya Cheddar Style Shreds in a microwavable bowl.

Microwave for 2 minutes

Remove from microwave and stir the melted cheeze

Mix tomato, white onion, cilantro, jalapeno (or serrano chile), lime juice and salt together into a large bowl.

Add Pico de Gallo to the bowl and stir. If cheeze is not melted enough, place back into the microwave for 30 second increments, stirring each time until all the Daiya cheeze and Pico de Gallo are blended together to make a smooth and cheezy dip.

Tips for cooking with Daiya

15 min
Total Time
10 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time

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