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Queso with Sausage & Roasted Chiles




Quick and easy


Prep Time:

20 minutes

Cook Time:

15 minutes


6 appetizers


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

2  fresh poblano chile peppers

1  medium  white onion, sliced

12  corn tortillas

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

1  teaspoon  dried Morton & Bassett Oregano Leaves


Roast 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.

Heat 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.

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

Stir 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.

Remove from oven and sprinkle crumbled oregano over queso fundidio. Serve hot with warm tortillas and Frontera Salsa
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Created 07/31/2009
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