Sweet and Hot Pumpkin Queso – Kissed by the Sun

Sweet and Hot Pumpkin Queso


This pumpkin party favorite is SCARY good. Made with KBS Sweet and Hot Peppers blend our pumpkin Queso is a Mexican twist on a Fall staple. The pumpkin adds an element of sweetness that is complemented by the spicy pepper flakes in our Sweet & Hot Peppers Seasoning. This recipe serves up to 16 so bring to a gathering and serve with chips or vegetables.

Made with KBS Sweet & Hot Peppers

Serves: A Party

Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Ingredients for Pumpkin Queso:  

- KBS Sweet & Hot Peppers
- 1 3/4 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
- 2/3 cup pumpkin purée ( 1 pumpkin)
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes
- 1/2 pound (about 2 cups) shredded Mexican  cheese
- 1/4 cup light sour cream
- 1 rep pepper
- 1 jalepeno (for garnish)


Directions for Pumpkin Queso: 

 1.) Add can tomatoes to blender or food processor to create a liquid. Do same thing with pumpkin to create pumpkin puree or use pre canned puree.

2.) In a medium pot, stir together broth, pumpkin, flour and tomatoes puree. Bring pot to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring often, and then lower heat to medium-low and simmer until dip has thickened, about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in cheese gradually. 

3.) When is is completely melted add sour cream and garnish with red pepper and Jalepeno. Season generously with KBS Sweet & Hot Peppers

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  • Richard Fickhesen
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