Monterey Jack is a type of semi-hard cheese that originated in Monterey, California. Considered both a Mexican and American cheese it is highly aromatic with a pale yellow appearance.
It has a distinctively buttery and mild flavor that is much loved for melting and sprinkling over dozens of foods including pasta, sandwiches, subs, and more.
There are many cheeses that are similar to Monterey Jack. Check out some of the options below to find ones that will be suitable for your own tastes and needs.
List Of Cheeses Like Monterey Jack
While there are several cheeses on this list the ones most like Monterey Jack according to flavor and type are Colby, Gouda, Edam, and Comte.
|Havarti cheese||Buttery, Creamy, Sweet||Semi-soft|
|Gouda cheese||Creamy, Nutty, Sweet||Semi-hard|
|Edam cheese||Mild, Nutty, Salty||Semi-hard|
|Parmesan cheese||Fruity, Nutty, Sharp, Savory||Hard|
|Colby cheese||Mild, Sweet||Semi-hard|
|Cheddar cheese||Creamy, Sharp||Hard|
|Emmental cheese||Mild, Milky||Hard|
|Comtè cheese||Fruity, Nutty Savory, Smoky, Sweet, Salty||Semi-hard|