Queso Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Queso.


There are 71 calories in Queso.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size:


tbsp (37 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 45
Calories 71

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 grams

Saturated Fat 3.3 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 0 grams

Cholesterol 18 milligrams

Sodium 396 milligrams

Potassium 91 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 2.7 grams

Dietary Fiber 0 grams

Sugars 1.8 grams
Protein 3.8 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Condiments > Sauces / Dressings / Dips (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 70 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 19 minutes
Running (6mph) 7 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 10 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

Is queso just melted cheese?

Queso is a Mexican-inspired appetizer or side dish of thick and creamy melted cheese. Not to be confused with queso fundido, which is a dish of solely melted hot cheese (perfect for some cheese pull Instas). But it doesn’t just stop there, it never does.

What is queso normally made of?

cow’s milk

In Mexican cuisine queso blanco is traditionally made from cow’s milk, whereas queso fresco (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkeso ˈfɾesko]) may be made from a combination of cow’s and goat’s milk. Some versions of these cheeses, such as Oaxaca cheese, melt well when heated, but most only soften.

What is the difference between queso and regular cheese?

Queso fresco has a bolder, tangier flavor than mozzarella cheese but is smoother and saltier than that of goat cheese. It is used in several classic Mexican dishes such as tacos and bean dishes. Using queso fresco cheese on any dish can give it a cheese accent making it tastier.

Is queso and cheese dip the same thing?

As an Arkansan (like myself) about queso, and we’ll probably ask if you mean “cheese dip.” Arkansas cheese dip versus Texas queso is a longstanding source of tension between the two states. Distinct from the fresh, gooey cheeses present in Latin American cuisine, cheese dip is thoroughly American.

What is Mexican queso dip made of?

Queso is a dip that is served at most Mexican restaurants. It’s made out of melted cheese and chilis. Queso Blanco, which is one of my favorites uses ‘white cheese’ as it’s base instead of a yellow American or cheddar cheese.

What does queso taste like?

Queso Blanco has a milky, mild flavor. It has a fresh, traditional, slightly salty cow’s milk cheese taste. Eat it straight or use it in cooking—it makes a creamy addition to recipes. It works well in cooking because, unlike American-type cheeses, most Queso Blanco doesn’t melt when heated.

What does queso dip taste like?

A queso dip should be smooth, velvety, and creamy, with a hint of heat and sweetness if there are chopped peppers and tomatoes included in the jar.

What is the white Mexican cheese called?

Queso blanco is a general term for fresh white cheese, but is also the name given to a fresh white cheese often described as a cross between mozzarella and cottage cheese. This cheese is typically made from skim cow’s milk. While it doesn’t melt particularly well, it does soften nicely when heated.