Baked Queso Fresco with Tomatillo Sauce Recipe

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Baked Queso Fresco with Tomatillo Sauce
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large saucepan, bring 2 quarts of water to a boil.
  3. Remove husks from tomatillos.
  4. Boil tomatillos for about two minutes or until soft.
  5. Remove tomatillos from water and place in a blender or food processor.
  6. Add garlic, cilantro, lime juice, avocado, jalapeño and salt.
  7. Purée until smooth.
  8. Place cheese in ovenproof serving dish.
  9. Pour sauce over cheese and bake for 20 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and serve with tortilla chips.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 275.86 Kcal (1155 kJ)
Calories from fat 187.12 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.79g 32%
Cholesterol 52.15mg 17%
Sodium 570.04mg 24%
Potassium 381.95mg 8%
Total Carbs 9.67g 3%
Sugars 4.92g 20%
Dietary Fiber 2.78g 11%
Protein 14.82g 30%
Vitamin C 14.5mg 24%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 441.3mg 44%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 155.67 Kcal (652 kJ)
Calories from fat 105.59 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.73g 32%
Cholesterol 29.43mg 17%
Sodium 321.67mg 24%
Potassium 215.53mg 8%
Total Carbs 5.45g 3%
Sugars 2.77g 20%
Dietary Fiber 1.57g 11%
Protein 8.36g 30%
Vitamin C 8.2mg 24%
Iron 0.6mg 6%
Calcium 249mg 44%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.7
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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