CHORIZO CON QUESO DIP
Serves 6 to 8
2 Tbsps olive oil , plus more if needed
½ lb. fresh chorizo sausage, about 6 ounces
4 oz cream cheese, softened at room temperature
1/4 cup chopped fresh tomatoes •
1/4 cup cup assorted cheeses ( chedddar , Monterey jack)
¼ cup chopped green onions
Remove chorizo from casing and cook in medium skillet over medium high heat for about 10 minutes, chopping with spoon and stirring occasionally. Set aside. Add onion to pan and cook for 5 to 7 minutes, adding more olive oil if required.
Add tomatoes and cook 4 to 6 minutes.Mix in both cheeses and mix well. Gently fold in cooked chorizo. and green onions Pour into a 2 cup baking dish.
Place on baking sheet and bake at 350 degree F for 15-20 minutes or until dip is golden and bubbly. Garnish with additional green onion and serve with baguette slices or tortilla chips.
Chorizo is a spicy Mexican sausage made from pork and seasoned with chilies, garlic and cumin. Look for it in the deli section of your local supermarket.