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Beefy Queso

Prep: 15 minutes | Serves 4 | Products Used: Alpha Crumble


  • 1 package​ ​Alpha Foods Beefy Crumbles
  • 1 (10 oz) can​ ​Ro-Tel
  • 1/4 cup vegan butter
  • 3 tbsp Flour
  • 2 cups plant-based milk
  • 8 oz vegan cheese shreds
  • 2 tbsp​ ​nutritional yeast
  • 2 tbsp chipotle in adobo sauce
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp umami seasoning (optional)
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Melt butter in a pot over medium heat.
  2. Add flour a tablespoon at a time and whisk in between each tablespoon. Once all flour has been added whisk thoroughly and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add plant milk 1/2 cup at a time and whisk in between each 1/2 cup. Bring to a simmer.
  4. Add vegan cheese and stir until melted.
  5. Combine the Ro-Tel with the cheese sauce.
  6. Add all the seasonings, stir to combine, and keep warm on low.
  7. Over medium heat, add a little oil to a pan and cook the Alpha Foods Crumbles until browned and warmed through.
  8. Add the beefy crumbles to the Queso and stir to combine.
  9. Adjust seasoning to taste.
  10. You can top with sour cream, salsa, jalapenos, guacamole, and enjoy with chips, waffle fries, whatever you want! Enjoy!