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Chile Con Queso

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Chile Con Queso Recipe

Ingredients: – 1 10-ounce can diced tomatoes, drained – 1/2 cup diced Anaheim chilies – 1/2 cup light ale beer – 1 3/4 cups reduced fat shredded sharp Cheddar – 1 1/4 cups skim milk – 1 large onion, chopped – 3 cloves garlic, minced – 3 tbsp cornstarch – 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped – 1/4 cup sliced green onions – 2 tsp lime juice – 1 tsp salt – 1/8 tsp black pepper – 1 tsp ground cumin – 1 tsp chili powder Directions: Spray a large saucepan with non fat cooking spray and set over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring, until soft and beginning to brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Add beer and cook until reduced slightly, about 1 minute. Add 1 cup milk and bring to a simmer. Meanwhile, whisk the remaining 1/4 cup milk and cornstarch in a small bowl. Add to the pan and cook, stirring vigorously, until bubbling and thickened, 1 to 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low, add cheese and cook, stirring, until melted. Stir in drained tomatoes, chilies, lime juice, salt, pepper, cilantro, green onions, chili powder and cumin . Serve warm, garnished with a bit of cilantro. Entire recipe makes 4 cups Serving size is ¼ cup Each serving = 1 Points + PER SERVING: 75 calories; 2 g fat; 3 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 1 g fiber recipe adapted from: laloosh.com

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