Queso Fundido Recipe


Queso Fundido

Queso Fundido

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Our Queso Fundido recipe gets its rich, zesty kick from Sargento ChefStyle Shredded Pepper Jack Cheese. This delicious, melted cheese appetizer is perfect for a party or when you have friends over to watch a game.

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Sept. 14th, 2011 4:31p.m.

Definitely use the fresh jalapenos if you like spicy, and serve with salsa. A great game-day appetizer!


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  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: Serves: 8


  • 1 fresh jalapeño pepper, sliced, optional
  • 1/4 tsp. paprika, optional
  • Tortilla chips


  • 1

    Cook onion and sausage in a large skillet over medium heat until sausage is no longer pink and onion is tender, about 8 minutes. Pour off drippings.

  • 2

    Stir in green chilies and cheese; transfer to a pie plate or quiche dish.

  • 3

    Bake in preheated 375°F 15 to 18 minutes or until bubbly. Garnish with sliced fresh jalapeno pepper and paprika, if desired. Serve immediately with tortilla chips.


  • Note: Literally translated, queso fundido is "melted cheese."
  • Variation: Add 1 cup cooked corn and 2 Tbsp. chopped red bell pepper


Nutrition Facts

Serves: 8

Amount Per Serving

Calories 236

Total Fat 19.2g

Saturated Fat 9.0g

Trans Fat 5.2g

Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0g

Cholesterol 50mg

Sodium 588mg

Carbohydrates 3g

Protein 13g

Dietary Fiber 0g

Vitamin A 6RE

Vitamin C 2mg

Calcium 194mg

Iron 1mg

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