Queso with Sausage & Roasted Chiles

Prep Time:
20 minutes
Cook Time:
15 minutes
6 appetizers



4ounces(1/2 cup)chorizo sausage, casing removed,

2fresh poblano chile peppers,

1mediumwhite onion, sliced,

12corn tortillas,

8ounces (2 cups)shredded Chihuahua cheese, Monterey Jack or Cheddar,

1teaspoondried Morton & Bassett Oregano Leaves,


1Roast the poblanos over an open flame or under a broiler. For broiling, heat oven to Broil; place poblanos on a baking sheet 4 inches from heat; turn regularly until the skin is blistered and blackened, about 10 minutes for broiling or 5 minutes over an open flame. Place poblanos in a plastic bag or cover with a kitchen towel; let stand 5 minutes. Rub blackened skin to remove from chiles; trim and discard stems and seeds. Cut chiles into 1/4-inch wide by 2-inch long strips and set aside.

2Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook chorizo in a medium nonstick skillet over Medium heat 5 minutes; use edge of cooking spoon to break up into small bits. Drain fat from chorizo; add onion to skillet and cook 6 to 8 minutes longer or until onion is tender. Stir in poblano strips. Season with salt, to taste. Transfer mixture to a 9-inch shallow baking dish.

3Wrap tortillas in foil; seal tightly and heat in oven 10 minutes.

4Stir cheese into warm chorizo mixture; place dish in oven with tortillas after 5 minutes and heat both 5 minutes longer or until cheese melts and tortillas are hot.

5Remove from oven and sprinkle crumbled oregano over queso fundidio. Serve hot with warm tortillas and Frontera Salsa

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