queso fundido

Queso fundido (plus how to video)

  • serves 6
  • Easy

Layers of melting cheese and spicy chorizo make up this seriously OTT hot Mexican dip. Be prepared to fight over this one.

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Ingredients

  • olive oil
  • cooking chorizo 250g, skinned
  • spring onions 1 bunch, chopped
  • plum tomatoes 4, chopped
  • soft cheese 100g
  • strong cheddar 150g, grated
  • grated monterey jack cheese 150g pack
  • pickled jalapeƱos 2 tbsp, chopped
  • coriander a handful, chopped
  • tortilla chips for scooping

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a pan. Pinch in nuggets of the chorizo and fry, breaking up with a spatula into smaller pieces as it cooks. Add half the spring onions and cook until softened, then stir in half the tomatoes and keep cooking until thickened and saucy.

  • Step 2

    Mix the cheeses together and season well.

  • Step 3

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Take a heavy, ovenproof pan and layer up the chorizo and cheese mixes. Bake for 15-20 minutes until melted and oozy. Mix the rest of the spring onions and tomatoes with the jalapeƱos and coriander. Scatter over the salsa and serve with tortilla chips for scooping.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 433
  • Fat 35.7g
  • Saturates 18.1g
  • Carbs 3.3g
  • Sugars 2.9g
  • Fibre 1.4g
  • Protein 23.8g
  • Salt 2.5g
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