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.
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30 Minutes Prep
55 Minutes Total
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12 Servings


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 package Old El Paso™ Taco Bowls™ mini soft flour tortillas (12 bowls)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (4 oz)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese (4 oz)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 oz (from 8-oz package) cream cheese, cubed
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 lb bulk chorizo
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup thinly sliced onions
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 cup diced fresh tomato
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
Preparation
  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.
Nutrition
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); Protein 7g % Daily Value: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 15%; Iron 4% Exchanges: 1/2 Other Carbohydrate, 1 Medium-Fat Meat, 1 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1/2