If you like buffalo wings, you will love this sauce! It’s quick and very easy to make, and absolutely packed with flavor!
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I made this sauce to serve over cauliflower, but had a little leftover and realized just how versatile it is. You can pour it over chicken or broccoli, and serve it as a dip for raw veggies like celery, cauliflower, cucumber or zucchini.
You can use this sauce in this fantastic recipe for Buffalo Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese! It’s a great way to dress up veggies and add healthy fat to your meal. It also freezes beautifully so you can make extra to have on hand any time!
What’s in Keto Buffalo Cheese Dip
*Exact measurements are listed in the recipe card below.
How Do You Make Keto Buffalo Cheese Sauce
Heat a saucepan to medium and melt the butter.
Add in the heavy cream and stir to combine. The key to a smooth cheese sauce texture is to stir well after every addition.
Then the mascarpone cheese and stir again.
Add salt and pepper to taste. Add in the shredded cheddar. Once the cheese has been added, you’ll want to keep an eye on it so it doesn’t begin to stick to the bottom of the saucepan. Keep stirring until the cheese has completely melted.
Then whisk in the buffalo sauce.
And finally, to send the flavor profile of this sauce right over the top, whisk in the blue cheese dressing.
Mix until well combined and smooth. Remove from the heat.
That’s it! So quick and easy and in just minutes, it’s ready to serve with your favorite veggie or protein!
Store leftovers in the fridge for a few days or freezer. Reheating is easy either stove top or in the microwave. Add a tiny bit of hot water, whisk and it will return to it’s original velvety texture!
If you’d like a thicker dip, add 2 additional ounces of the mascarpone cheese. You can substitute the mascarpone with cream cheese, but it will have a stronger flavor. If you sub, be sure to adjust the macros accordingly.
Can You Make Keto Cheese Sauce In Advance?
You sure can! This low carb cheese dip is perfectly fine stored in the fridge up to several days. Just keep it in an air tight container until you’re ready to reheat and serve.
What Can I Serve with Buffalo Keto Cheese Sauce?
The possibilities are endless. This gluten free sauce is so rich and delicious it’s great served over almost anything. Everything from low carb veggies, grilled fish and chicken, or even drizzled over your burger. The flavors are amazing and go well with almost anything you can imagine.
You can add this to cauliflower rice or Palmini noodles or even zucchini noodles for the perfect Keto side dish!
Is Buffalo Sauce Keto?
The zest in this Keto cheese sauce comes from Buffalo sauce.
You may be surprised to know that a lot of store bought Buffalo sauce brands lists canola oil as an ingredient. Because of its inflammatory factors, canola oil is not recommended.
By making your own Buffalo Sauce, you substitute the canola for grass-fed butter transforming this tasty sauce into a perfectly healthy option.
More Keto Buffalo Inspired Recipes
- Buffalo Chicken Casserole
- Buffalo Deviled Eggs
- Air Fryer Buffalo Wings
- Buffalo Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese
- Buffalo Chicken Dip
- Buffalo Cole Slaw
- Buffalo Chicken Tenders
Makes 10 Servings
Macros: Fat 25 grams – Protein 7 grams – Carbs 1 gram
Buffalo Cheese Sauce & Dip – Keto and Low Carb
- Heat a saucepan to medium and melt the butter. Add in the heavy cream. Then the mascarpone cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add in the shredded cheddar.
- Then whisk in the buffalo sauce. And finally, whisk in the blue cheese dressing. Mix until well combined and smooth. Remove from the heat.
- It’s ready to serve with your favorite veggie or protein!
- Store leftovers in the fridge for a few days or freezer. Reheating is easy either stove top or in the microwave. Add a tiny bit of hot water, whisk and it will return to it’s original velvety texture!