Chorizo Queso Fundido from Closet Cooking

A melted cheese dip filled with vegetables and spicy chorizo sausage.


Servings: makes 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1/2 pound chorizo, casings removed
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and diced
  • 1 tomato, seeded and diced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup tequila or Mexican beer (optional)
  • 1/2 pound Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
Directions
  1. Cook the chorizo in a pan over medium heat, breaking it apart as you go, about 5-7 minutes.
  2. Add the onion, jalapeno and tomato and cook until the onions are tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about a minute.
  4. Add the tequila, deglaze the pan and cook until most of the moisture is gone, about 2 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle on the cheese and cook, stirring, until it melts, about 2-3 minutes.
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