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Keto Queso – Low Carb Cheese Sauce / Dip

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Low Carb

Who doesn’t like cheese on everything? This one gives it a little kick. This queso recipe is one of my go-to’s when I’m looking to sauce a dish up from vegetables, meats, or just as a dip. I’ve also been known just to eat it straight. It’s that good.

Yield: 10
Keto Queso

Keto Queso

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  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 cup, shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1.5 cup, chopped onions, raw
  • 3 green onion, sliced, white and green parts separated
  • 2 cloves of garlic, diced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 4 oz can diced green chilis
  • 1 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1 12 fl oz can evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp xanthan gum
  • 1/2 tbsp water
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a small bowl mix the xanthan gum and water to make a paste and set aside.
  2. In a medium-sized pot of medium to low heat melt the butter.
  3. Add the chopped onion and white part of the green onion, until soft.
  4. Add garlic
  5. Add tomatoes, chilies, and taco seasoning. Cook for a couple of minutes.
  6. Add the xanthan gum and water paste and evaporated milk. Stir until well incorporated. Bring to a boil.
  7. Add cheese, stir constantly until cheese is fully melted.
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. Stir in cilantro and the green parts of the green onion.
  10. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  11. Serve while warm.


You can also play around with the amount of taco seasoning you add. Always start with a little, then add more to taste.



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There are so many ways you can enjoy this Queso, here are a few of my most recent ways.

Keto Queso over Mexican Cauliflower Rice (recipe coming soon)

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