Chile con Queso con Chorizo {Easy Appetizer}
Chile con Queso con Chorizo {Easy Appetizer}
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    A deliciously creamy, chile-infused, Tex-Mex style cheese dip made a little extra special with the addition of chorizo sausage.

    Ingredients

    • 3 oz. chorizo sausage
    • 1/3 C. yellow onion, peeled and chopped
    • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
    • 1 C. low-sodium chicken broth, at room temperature
    • 1 Tbs. cornstarch
    • 1 (10 oz.) can Rotel tomatoes (preferably Rotel with cilantro and lime), drained (or another brand of diced tomatoes with green chiles.)
    • 1/4 tsp. ground cumin
    • 1 C. Cheddar-Jack cheese, shredded
    • 1 C. American cheese, shredded (ask for a half-pound “hunk” at the deli counter)
    • Tortilla chips
    • Jalapeno pepper slices, optional
    • Sweet red pepper slices, optional

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 223 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 11 g 17.48%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 18.77%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 63 mg 20.83%
    • Sodium: 312 mg 13.01%
    • Calcium: 154 mg 15.39%
    • Potassium: 54 mg 1.53%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.35%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 7 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.58%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 9.78%
    • Vitamin C 1.85%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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