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Grilled Queso de Freir Skewers (Kingsford Original)

  • Author: Robyn (GrillGirl)
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


  • 1 16 oz. packet Queso De Freir grilling cheese, or similar grilling cheese
  • 1 large bunch basil

  • 1 cup olive oil

  • 2 garlic cloves

  • Balsamic glaze

  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes

  • 4 cups arugula

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Slice the Queso De Freir into ½-inch-thick squares and place on skewers. Thread the tomatoes on the skewers OR use a grill pan.
  • Sprinkle the Queso de Freir with salt and pepper.
  • With a stick or immersion blender, combine the olive oil, basil and garlic to form a puree.
  • Grill the skewers until char marks have formed, flipping once char marks have been achieved on the first side.
  • Remove from the grill once char marks have been obtained. Place the Queso de Freir next to the arugula and add the tomatoes to the arugula salad.
  • Drizzle the salad and tomatoes with the basil oil and then add a touch of balsamic glaze.
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