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Queso Fundido con Chorizo

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Queso Fundido con Chorizo is such an easy, flavorful dip for chips or tortillas! Try this for your next party! You won’t be dissappointed if you are a fan of chorizo, as we are! This is my favorite cast iron pan to bake it in!

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Browned chorizo with melted cheese and peppers in a cast iron skillet.Pin

Queso Fundido con Chorizo

Easy, spicy Mexican dip for your next party!
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 25 people
Calories: 99kcal
Author: Beth Neels

Ingredients

  • 2 poblano chile peppers (I substituted 1 large jalepeno)
  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 8 ounces fresh chorizo casings removed (I used venison chorizo, that I had made. If you like the recipe, send me a comment and I'll post it. It is the BEST!)
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup lager
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese (about 8 ounces)
  • 2 cups grated muenster cheese (about 8 ounces)
  • Tortilla chips for serving

Instructions

  • Preheat the broiler. Put the poblanos on a broiler pan and broil, turning occasionally, until charred all over, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a bowl, cover with a plate and let steam until cool enough to handle, about 10 minutes. Scrape off the charred skin with a paring knife and remove the stems and seeds; chop the peppers and set aside.
  • Heat the olive oil in an 8- or 9-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat; add the chorizo and cook, breaking up the meat with a wooden spoon, until cooked through, about 5 minutes. Add the scallions and poblanos and cook until the scallions are wilted, about 2 minutes. Add the flour and cook, stirring to coat, 1 minute.
  • Add the lager and bring to a boil; cook until thickened, about 1 minute. Add the cheese, a handful at a time, stirring until melted before adding more. Transfer the skillet to the broiler and broil until browned and bubbling, 1 to 2 minutes. Serve with chips.
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Notes

Makes a large batch! Perfect for parties!
Leftovers keep for 3-4 days.
Reheat in microwave or, covered, in 350°F oven for about 25 minutes, until hot.
Do not freeze.

Nutrition

Calories: 99kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 246mg | Potassium: 39mg | Vitamin A: 280IU | Vitamin C: 9.7mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 0.3mg
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Notes

This recipe for Queso Fundido con Chorizo is from The Food Networks Kitchens. It was a big hit! I’ll definitely make it again. Here is the link for the original recipe; http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/queso-fundido-with-chorizo.html

Have fun cooking!

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2 Comments

    1. Chorizo is one of my favorite sausages! I have made it myself too with pork and venison! Thanks Jane!

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