Goat Cheese Queso
can cannellini beans
rinsed and drained
crumbled (about 3/4 cup)
light sour cream
fresh lemon juice
olive or canola oil
finely chopped trimmed leek
can substitute shallots or onions
chicken or vegetable stock
Thinly sliced green onions for garnish
Place white beans, goat cheese, sour cream, and lemon juice in a food processor; process until completely smooth
Heat oil in a medium-sized saucepan over medium. Add leek; cook until softened, 5 to 7 minutes.
Add flour; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Add stock; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened slightly, 1 to 2 minutes.
Reduce heat to medium-low. Add bean mixture; cook, whisking constantly, until heated through, 1 to 2 minutes.
Remove from heat; stir in salt and pepper.
Transfer to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with green onions and additional chili powder.
Serve immediately with vegetable and tortilla chips.
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