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I went over to my friend’s house last night and I wanted to bring something over that we could munch on while we were enjoying our game night. I love dipping things in stuff (very vague, I know) so I thought chips with queso would be perfect, low-calorie and low-fat of course.

Beer Queso

Servings: 8

Prep/Total Time: 20 minutes

Nutrition Info: Calories-108; Fat-6g; Cholesterol-15mg; Sodium-378mg; Carbohydrates-6g; Fiber-0g; Protein-6g; Sugar-1g

(not including chips)


  • 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves, minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup Tecate beer
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened, original almond milk
  • 3 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 3/4 cups shredded sharp cheddar
  • 1 10-oz can original rotel
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • Tortilla chips (multi-grain)


  1. Saute the onion and garlic until it is see-through
  2. Add 1/2 cup of the milk to the pan with the cornstarch and mix until it thickens (about 3 minutes)
  3. Add the mixture and the rest of the ingredients (except the green onions, cilantro and chips) into a crockpot and cook until warm
  4. Garnish with green onions and cilantro