• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    Cheese sauce makes or breaks any nacho recipe. The Best Queso recipe is easy and flavorful, with sharp and smoky notes.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 1 shallot, (diced)
    • 2 garlic cloves, (minced)
    • 1-2 jalapeños, (seeded and diced)
    • 1 1/2 cups half & half, (or evaporated milk)
    • 2 chipotle chiles, (diced (canned in adobo sauce))
    • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
    • 4 ounce  cream cheese, (cut into cubes and softened)
    • 2 teaspoon yellow mustard
    • 8 ounce  smoked cheddar cheese, (shredded)
    • 4 ounce  sharp cheddar cheese, (shredded)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 291 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 25 g 37.91%
    • Saturated Fat: 16 g 79.44%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 72 mg 23.95%
    • Sodium: 361 mg 15.03%
    • Calcium: 368 mg 36.79%
    • Potassium: 86 mg 2.45%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.35%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 6 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.26%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 16.34%
    • Vitamin C 1.2%
    • Vitamin D 0.23%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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