Chorizo Fundido

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  • Published Oct 9th
  • Ready In35m
  • Servings8
  • Calories369
Bake this creamy chorizo fundido for an easy and impressive party snack. Garnish with chopped tomato and green onion and serve with tortilla chips.

Chorizo Fundido Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Chorizo Fundido for 8 servings:

  • 8 ounces fresh pork chorizo
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions, white and lighter green parts (green parts reserved)
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 poblano chile peppers, diced
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, diced
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 8 ounces shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 4 ounces shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup sour cream

Chorizo Fundido Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook15m
  • Ready In35m

To cook Chorizo Fundido, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Chorizo Fundido is about 15 minutes , and you can serve your Chorizo Fundido within 35 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Chorizo Fundido easily:

  1. 1 Place chorizo, green onions, red bell pepper, poblano chilies, and jalapeno in a cold skillet. Turn heat to medium-high. As skillet comes up to temperature break up chorizo into very small pieces. Continue cooking until sausage is browned and peppers are barely cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes. Remove from heat. If sausage releases a lot of grease, mop up some with a paper towel.
  2. 2 Mix cream cheese, sausage mixture, Monterey Jack cheese, Cheddar cheese, and sour cream in a bowl. Transfer to a shallow, heat-proof baking dish.
  3. 3 Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.
  4. 4 Broil on high until browned and bubbly, 5 or 6 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 369 calories; 30.7 grams of fat; 4.1 grams of carbohydrates; 19.2 grams of protein; 84 milligrams of cholesterol; 640 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Sep 1st 2019

    I made this and it was great. Just two thoughts1. It's not that there is too much Chorizo, its just that there is not enough cheese! Because once you taste this you will want MORE!2. ...

  2. Aug 26th 2019

    Made just like the instructions and it was awesome!! I used my homemade chorizo and the taste of everything was great. Thought there would be a little more heat though, considered adding som ...

  3. Feb 3rd 2019

    I'm guessing John measured his cheese by "volume" instead of by "weight". I added the 12 oz of Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheese (by weight) and what looked like a beautiful pan of cooked ch ...

  4. Jan 19th 2019

    Great as a dip. Could easily add avocado as a garnish. An absolute do over.

  5. Oct 30th 2018

    Sounds really good. I'll have to make it. But my comment is about the commentary by Chef John. I'm sorry but his speaking is just horrible. He says a couple words at a time, then pauses, ...

  6. Aug 5th 2018

    Quick and a crowd-pleaser! Great flavor! Everyone who has tried this wants the recipe:)

  7. Jun 29th 2018

    Oh my is this FANTASTIC!!!! Chef John hit a Home Run with this one!!! The only change I made was adding only one poblano pepper because it was a huge pepper! The perfect amount of heat and t ...

  8. Dec 23rd 2017

    This is an amazing recipe and so easy to make! Made it for two parties in the last few weeks and first appetizer to completely disappear with everyone loving it. Pretty much followed recip ...

  9. Dec 18th 2017

    This was a really easy and delicious dip to make. We subbed frozen pepper strips we keep on hand for the fresh bell pepper. Somehow, we forgot the poblano peppers while shopping so had to ma ...