Hominy & Cheese Mexican Dip

Prep time: 20 mins.
Cook time: 15 mins.
Good for: Appetizer
Serves: 8


If you’re a fan of cheesy, spicy, or creamy snacks – you have to try this recipe! It offers a unique and delicious twist to the classic cheese dip by infusing the special touch of Juanita’s Hominy. It’s perfect to share with your friends and family this spring.


  • 11 can (25 oz.) Juanita’s Mexican Style Hominy or Juanita’s White Hominy, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • ¼ red onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, diced
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 cup Cotija cheese, crumbled
  • ½ cup Colby Jack cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup mild cheddar cheese
  • 1 lime
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)


  1. Preheat a pot and add the butter without allowing it to burn.
  2. Once melted, add the diced red onion and sauté.
  3. When the onion is translucent, add the diced jalapeño pepper.
  4. Add the Juanita’s Hominy.
  5. Add sour cream, mayonnaise and chopped cilantro.
  6. Mix everything over low heat.
  7. Add garlic powder, chili, and salt.
  8. Add mild cheddar cheese, shredded Colby Jack cheese, and Cotija cheese. Reserve a little of each to add at the end.
  9. Mix well and then add the juice of one lime.
  10. Remove the pot from the heat and cover with more Cotija cheese, Colby Jack cheese, and mild cheddar cheese.
  11. Sprinkle a little chili on top and broil for 2-3 minutes.

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And was developed by:

Ricky and Lesly Almanza

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