Chorizo Cheese Dip Recipe

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Guests will wipe the bowl clean when you set out this spicy cheese dip from our Test Kitchen. Serve it with tortilla chips or even vegetable dippers.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound uncooked chorizo
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cartons (12 ounces each) white Mexican dipping cheese
  • Tortilla chips

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 133 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 488 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. Crumble chorizo into a large skillet; cook over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until fully cooked. Drain. Remove and keep warm. In the same skillet, saute the peppers, onion and garlic in oil until tender. Stir in cayenne and chorizo; heat through.
  2. Heat cheese according to package directions; stir into meat mixture. Serve warm with tortilla chips. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 4 cups.
Originally published as Chorizo Cheese Dip in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2006, p223

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 133 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 488 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 g protein.

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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Reviewed Mar. 6, 2011

I live in AZ and nobody , but nobody knows what " mexican dipping cheese is "

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