Holly's Recipes

Crawfish Queso

Holly Clegg - Sunday, September 30, 2018

Crawfish Queso Dip from Guy's Guide To Eating Well   


If you always order queso, whip up my creamy Queso dip to satisfy your chip and dip cravings—maybe with a margarita? Add Louisiana crawfish to turn into a gluten-free, delicious Louisiana Crawfish Dip form my new men's health cookbook!


Prep time:  5 minutes
Cook time:  5-7 minutes 


Makes 12 (1/4-cup) servings


1 (12-ounce) can evaporated skim milk 
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons reduced-fat cream cheese
1 cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 cup crawfish tails, rinsed and drained


1.  In large nonstick pot coated with nonstick cooking spray, combine evaporated milk and cornstarch.  Bring to boil, stirring constantly, until thickens about 4 minutes.  
2.  Add remaining ingredients, cooking until cheese is melted and mixture creamy.  


Nutritional info per serving: 
Calories 64, Calories from Fat 32%, Fat 2g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 8mg, Sodium 205mg, Carbohydrates 5g, Dietary Fiber 0g, Total Sugars 4g, Protein 6g, Dietary Exchanges:  1/2 fat-free milk


Serving Suggestion: Serve dip heated with tortilla chips or sliced fresh veggies.


Terrific Tip:  Liven up your Queso with chopped spinach, crawfish, ground meat, chicken or whatever sounds good to you!