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Chorizo Cheese Dip

Chorizo Cheese Dip is a cheese-lovers dream. Ooey gooey, melted cheese that’s mixed with Mexican chorizo. Add tortilla chips, and this party appetizer is sure to please any crowd. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8
Calories: 220kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 ounces Mexican chorizo
  • ½ small onion diced
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack
  • 2 cups milk
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon oil optional

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large skillet.
  • Add the chorizo.
  • Break down the chorizo with your spatula.
  • Cook until done. About 7-10 minutes.
  • Remove from skillet.
  • Drain chorizo on a paper towel.
  • Set aside until ready to use.
  • Leave about 1 tablespoon of cooking fat.
  • (Or, if you are using a lean chorizo, add 1 tablespoon oil).
  • Add the onion to the skillet.
  • Cook for 1 minute, or until translucent.
  • Add the flour.
  • Cook for 1 minute.
  • Gradually add the milk.
  • Stirring constantly.
  • Bring to a bubble.
  • Add the cheese.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Add salt and return chorizo to the skillet.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Let cook slightly before serving.
  • Serve with tortilla chips.
  • Enjoy!

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Notes

You can have it with tortillas.
I used  lean beef chorizo.But  you can use as well pork chorizo,

Nutrition

Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 493mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 367IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 281mg | Iron: 1mg