Chorizo and Queso Chip Dip

Snacks & Starters

A Recipe by El Popular

Chip-Chip-Hooray. Chips and dip are the ultimate snack; whether you make them for tailgating, a pre-dinner appetizer, or just a normal Tuesday, chips and dip are a crunchy little miracle meal. With El Popular Chorizo added to the mix, that miracle just got a lot more divine. Try this easy recipe for Chorizo and Queso Chip Dip today!

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  • Prep Time: 5 mins

  • Cook Time: 15 mins

  • Makes: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ packages (18 oz) El Popular “Original” Chorizo

  • 8 oz. Velveeta cheese

  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated

  • 10 oz. diced tomatoes with green chilis, canned

  • ½ cup milk

  • Cilantro, chopped (optional)

Directions

  • Remove Chorizo from casing, and place in a medium skillet. Cook over medium heat for about 4-5 min until brown. Do NOT drain.

  • Add in diced tomatoes, Velveeta and cheddar cheese and stir until cheese begins to melt.

  • Pour in milk and stir until all cheese has melted.

  • Garnish with additional toppings if desired.

  • Enjoy as a dip or sauce with tortilla chips, vegetables, tacos, etc.

Chorizo 101

  • Chorizo is a spicy sausage believed to have come from Ancient Rome and later adopted by the Spaniards who brought it to Mexico.

  • Unlike Spanish Chorizo — Mexican style is soft, raw, uncured, and uncooked.

  • Similar to how Americans view bacon, Chorizo is a versatile ingredient one can use to enhance any dish!

Directions

  • Remove casing from Chorizo links.

  • Place desired amount in a non-stick skillet.

  • Break-up Chorizo while cooking at medium heat.

  • Sauté for 7-8 minutes until the Chorizo is fully cooked or the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees (F).

  • Enjoy on or in any dish.

Chorizo 101

  • Chorizo is a spicy sausage believed to have come from Ancient Rome and later adopted by the Spaniards who brought it to Mexico.

  • Unlike Spanish Chorizo — Mexican style is soft and comes raw, uncured, and uncooked.

  • Similar to how Americans view bacon, Chorizo is a versatile ingredient one can use to enhance any dish!

Directions

  • Remove casing from Chorizo links.

  • Place desired amount in a non-stick skillet.

  • Break-up Chorizo while cooking at medium heat.

  • Sauté for 7-8 minutes until the Chorizo is fully cooked or the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees (F).

  • Enjoy on or in any dish.

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