Beer Chile Con Queso (Superbowl - Reduced fat) (#1043)

Serves
Ready
8
16
Minutes
Prep
Cook
10
Minutes
6
Minutes
Categories
Dips Spreads Any American Mexican Snack Appetizer Hors d'oeuvre Cheese Dairy Oils Vegetables Low Fat Healthy Dairy Lactose Intolerant Boil Medium
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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp Canola Oil or other vegetable oil
  • 1 large Onions chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup Beer
  • 1 1/2 cups Low-Fat Milk divided
  • 3 1/4 tablespoons Cornstarch
  • 2 cups Cheddar Cheese shredded sharp
  • 1 1/4 cups Tomatoes drained petite-diced
  • 2 Green Chili Peppers seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons Lime Juice
  • 3/4 tsp Salt to taste
  • 3/4 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/4 cup Scallions Spring Or Green Onions thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro leaves, chopped

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Stir in onion and garlic and cook, until soft and starting to brown, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add beer and cook until reduced slightly, 1 minute.
  4. Add 1 cup low-fat milk and bring to a simmer.
  5. Meanwhile, whisk the remaining 1/2 cup milk and cornstarch in a small bowl.
  6. Add to the pan and cook, stirring vigorously, until bubbling and thickened, 2 minutes.
  7. Reduce heat to low, stir in cheese and cook, until melted.
  8. Then add drained tomatoes, minced green chili peppers, lime juice, salt, chili powder, mix well.
  9. Serve warm with any kind of chips, garnished with scallions and cilantro.
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