Mini Queso Fundido Dip Bowls

These tomato- and cilantro-topped individual dip bowls are stuffed with creamy, spicy cheese, chorizo and onions for a handheld, baked version of the classic skillet dip that’s quick, easy and packed with flavor.
Prep 30 Minutes
Total Time 55 Minutes
Servings 12

Ingredient List

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 package (5.1 oz) Old El Paso™ Flour Soft Tortilla Mini Bowls (12 Count)
  • 1 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (4 oz)
  • 1 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 can (4 oz) Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
  • 2 oz (from 8-oz package) cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 lb bulk chorizo
  • 1 cup thinly sliced onions
  • 1/2 cup diced fresh tomato
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly brush oil on all sides of bowls. Place in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish. Bake 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in large microwavable bowl, mix Colby-Monterey Jack cheese, pepper Jack cheese, chiles and cream cheese. Microwave uncovered on High 2 minutes; stir, then microwave in 30-second increments until cheese melts and mixture is easily stirred smooth. Divide evenly among bowls.
  3. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook chorizo and onions over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until chorizo is browned and onions are softened; drain if necessary. Divide chorizo mixture evenly among bowls.
  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until mixture is hot (at least 165°F). Top with tomato and cilantro.

Expert Tips

  • Raw chorizo varies in fat content. If your chorizo is very lean, you might not need to drain after cooking.
  • For best results, slice onions as thinly as possible.


  • 1 Serving Calories 170 (Calories from Fat 110);  Total Fat 12g (Saturated Fat 6g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 25mg;  Sodium 330mg;  Potassium 80mg;  Total Carbohydrate 9g (Dietary Fiber 0g ,Sugars 2g);  Protein 7g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 8%;  Vitamin C 0%;  Calcium 15%;  Iron 4%
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;  1 1/2 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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