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Beer Chile Con Queso (Superbowl - Reduced fat)


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Beer Chile Con Queso (Superbowl - Reduced fat) Beer Chile Con Queso (Superbowl - Reduced fat) Beer Chile Con Queso (Superbowl - Reduced fat)

Original chile con queso contains lots of fat, try this low-fat chile con queso, and cut at least half of the fat, but it tastes delicious, even better. Superbowl day, eat some homemade pita chips with this delicious dip, enjoy! The flavor is boosted by adding your favorite beer!

Yield

8

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

6

min

Ready

19

min

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

2 teaspoons canola oil
or other vegetable oil
1 large onions
chopped
3 cloves garlic
minced, or more or less to taste
½ cup beer
cups milk, low-fat
divided
tablespoons cornstarch
2 cups cheddar cheese
shredded sharp
cups tomatoes
drained petite-diced
2 each green chili peppers
seeded and minced
*
2 tablespoons lime juice
¾ teaspoon salt
or more to taste
¾ teaspoon chili powder
¼ cup scallions, spring or green onions
thinly sliced
¼ cup cilantro
leaves, chopped
* not incl. in nutrient facts

Directions

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.

Stir in onion and garlic and cook, until soft and starting to brown, about 5 minutes.

Add beer and cook until reduced slightly, 1 minute.

Add 1 cup low-fat milk and bring to a simmer.

Meanwhile, whisk the remaining ½ cup milk and cornstarch in a small bowl.

Add to the pan and cook, stirring vigorously, until bubbling and thickened, 2 minutes.

Reduce heat to low, stir in cheese and cook, until melted.

Then add drained tomatoes, minced green chili peppers, lime juice, salt, chili powder, mix well.

Serve warm with any kind of chips, garnished with scallions and cilantro.

First published: last updated: 2015-07-28

4 stars - based on 1 ratings, best: 5, worst: 0, reviews: 1

Reviews

+2

over 5 years

This low-fat Chile Con Queso is delicious, creamy and cheesy, it was much less calories and tastes much better. Good recipe, definitely make it again at the Superbowl day.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 151g (5.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 18155% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 423mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars g
Protein 19g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 28% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
 

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