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İFiesta de Cinco de Mayo!
Queso Fundido (Melted Cheese)


Yield:  4-6 Servings


5 ounces Mexican Chorizo, casings removed. (Spanish chorizo works too)

8 ounces Monterey or Oaxaca Cheese, cubed (2 ½-3 cups)

16 ounces melting cheese (Velveeta, Bongaard’s, etc.)

½ can Rotel tomatoes with green chiles, drained

1/2 teaspoon Tijerina’s Carnitas Spice Blend

Flour tortillas or tortilla chips for serving


1. In a medium, oven proof skillet or cast-iron pan, over medium high heat, add the chorizo and Carnitas Spice Blend and cook, stirring frequently to avoid it from sticking to the bottom. 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside. 
2. In a medium saucepan melt all of the cheese, and ½ can Rotel with green chiles in a pan over medium heat and cook 5-7 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbling. Stir continuously so that the cheese does not burn.
5. Remove from the heat, add chorizo, stir, and transfer to a serving dish.
6. Serve warm with tortillas or chips.

Buen Provecho

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