I would never guess that this queso had absolutely zero cheese in it. Totally amazing! Give it a try.
This recipe starts with half an egg plant. Simply slice it into rounds, salt them, and place them in a strainer to pull out some of the moisture from them.
Now, I have a Vitamix, so I use the soup setting and let it heat up. Takes just 5 minutes total. At some point, I sprinkle in a bit of glucomannan to thicken it rather than the cornstarch Dana uses. I’d say it’s probably about 1/8 teaspoon for a single batch but adjust to your liking.
Check out Dana’s site, Minimalist Baker, for the complete recipe and directions here. I’ve had this with baked Tostitos and loved it. Hubby eats it with blue corn chips.
Here are the changes I made to keep it usable in a THM E setting:
- only used a light spraying of oil
- used about 1/8 teaspoon glucomannan in place of cornstarch
I believe the queso itself is actually a fuel pull. Yummo!
Until next time, God bless,