Queso Panela en Salsa Roja


Tomatoes Garlic Olive oil Onion Serrano pepper Epazote leaf Queso panela Salt

Make the red salsa


Add the tomatoes and garlic to a blender and blend until smooth. If you need water, add a splash.

Cook the ingredients


In a large skillet, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and the serrano pepper. Add the tomato mixture along with the epazote (if using) and a pinch of salt. Stir to combine.

Add the panela cheese


Add the queso panela, coating everything with the sauce. Let simmer uncovered for 3-4 minutes.



Serve with tortillas, tortilla chips, or saltine crackers. You can also serve this dish as a light yet satisfying meal next to some refried beans and a small salad.

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