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Chorizo Cheese Dip

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 cups

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.


  • 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


  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.

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