PREP Time
10 min
DIFFICULTY
Medium
COOK Time
30 min
Servings
6

Cream of Cilantro

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Cacique® Crema Mexicana

  • 1 package (10 oz.) Cacique® Manchego, shredded

  • 1 cup milk, room temperature

  • 1 cup evaporated milk

  • 1/3 onion, chopped

  • 2 Tbsp. butter

  • 3 Tbsp. flour

  • 2 bunches cilantro

  • 4 cups chicken broth

  • ¼ tsp. black pepper

  • Salt to taste

Preparation Method
In a large skillet, melt butter.  Add onion and sauté until translucent.  Add flour until mixture thickens.  Stir often for several minutes.

Add milk and evaporated milk to sautéed onions and stir. Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes until mixture slightly thickens.  Remove from heat and let cool.

Blend the onion and milk mixture in a blender.  Add cilantro and blend until smooth. Pour cilantro mixture into a large saucepan and cook over medium heat.  Stir in chicken broth, salt and pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in Crema Mexicana until heated through. To serve, garnish with cheese.
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