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Aji Amarillo Sauce

Photo: Greg Dupree; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 5 mins
Yield

Serves 6 (serving size: about 2 1/2 tablespoons)

You won't believe this Peruvian condiment's resemblance to classic nacho cheese sauce. Top tortilla chips, or stir into hard-cooked egg yolks for deviled eggs with a kick. Look for aji amarillo paste at Latin markets.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup 2% reduced-fat evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons aji amarillo paste
  • 1.5 ounces queso fresco, crumbled (about 1/3 cup)
  • 6 saltine crackers

Nutrition Information

  • calories 58
  • fat 2.5 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 0.5 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 6 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 9 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 159 mg
  • calcium 112 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender; blend until smooth. Refrigerate up to 1 week.