Queso Fundido Recipe (Plus How To Video)

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



  • 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 jalapeños 2 tbsp, chopped
  • coriander a handful, chopped
  • tortilla chips for scooping


  • 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 jalapeños and coriander. Scatter over the salsa and serve with tortilla chips for scooping.

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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