Pumpkin Queso

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  • Total Time

    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • Makes

    3-1/2 cups

  • Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 cups shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Tortilla chips
  • Pumpkin seeds and minced cilantro, optional
  • Directions

  • In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour until smooth; gradually whisk in stock and cream. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir until thickened, 4-5 minutes. Stir in cheese, pumpkin and seasonings until cheese is melted. Serve with tortilla chips and if desired, sprinkle with pumpkin seeds and cilantro.
  • Nutrition Facts

    2 tablespoons: 81 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 139mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.
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