Muenster and Fresh Corn Nachos

Guests will find this colorful, hearty appetizer hard to resist! Muenster is a wonderful melting cheese, and its mild flavor allows the seasoned corn, smoked turkey and salsa to shine in this recipe.

Wisconsin Cheese Muenster and Fresh Corn Nachos  Recipe
Active Time
45 Minutes


Fresh Corn Nachos:

Salsa Cruda:


Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Muenster can be used in this recipe.


Fresh Corn Nachos:

  1. Arrange tortilla chips on an ungreased 15 x 10-inch baking pan. 
  2. Sauté the onion in butter in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp-tender. Stir in the corn, green chilies, water, chili powder and cumin. Bring to a gentle boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, for 5-6 minutes or until corn is tender. Remove from the heat. Stir in turkey and black beans.
  3. Heat oven to broil. Spoon corn mixture over chips. Sprinkle with muenster. Broil 6 inches from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted. 

Salsa Cruda:

  1. Combine the tomatoes, cilantro, onion, lime juice and jalapeno pepper in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Top nachos with salsa and sour cream.

Recipe Tips

  • Avoid touching face when handling jalapeno peppers. Consider wearing gloves, as oils may burn skin.
  • Your favorite prepared salsa or pico de gallo can be subsistuted for the salsa cruda.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Klondike's Muenster is an award-winning cheese. Young muenster is mild in flavor and has a creamy texture. When aged, the cheese becomes creamier and has a slightly pungent flavor. 

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