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Easy Queso Fundido with Chorizo and Avocado | Mommy's Home Cooking

Easy Queso Fundido with Chorizo and Avocado

This Easy Queso Fundido with Chorizo and Avocado is chock-full of goodness, full of flavor, and superbly delicious! Perfect for all the get-togethers this holiday season.
Course Appetizer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories per serving 404 kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces chorizo (I used dried chorizo)
  • ½ cup onion, finely diced
  • ½ cup green bell peppers, seeded and finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 16 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, grated
  • 8 ounces quesadilla cheese, grated
  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 ripe avocado, diced
  • 1-2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 serrano pepper, sliced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • Tortilla chips for serving

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400º F.
  2. In a 9-inch skillet, cook the chorizo over medium-high heat until almost crisp, about 4 minutes. Add onion, green pepper, and garlic and cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. Mix all cheeses in a large bowl. Set aside.
  4. Build the skillet: Place half of the cheese in the skillet. Add half the chorizo and veggies mixture. Add half of the diced avocado. Add all of the remaining cheese and the rest of the chorizo mixture.
  5. Bake until the cheese is bubbling, about 15-20 minutes. IMPORTANT: Be careful not to overbake, as the cheese will start to harden, and it will be difficult to scoop it out with chips.
  6. Remove from the oven, top with the diced tomatoes, serrano pepper, remaining avocado, and sprinkle with the cilantro.
  7. Serve immediately with tortilla chips.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Queso Fundido with Chorizo and Avocado
Amount Per Serving
Calories 404 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 17g85%
Cholesterol 91mg30%
Sodium 639mg27%
Potassium 266mg8%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 655IU13%
Vitamin C 10.7mg13%
Calcium 589mg59%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.