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Queso Fundido with Chorizo

Cheesy and delicious, this queso fundido recipe from LoDo’s Kachina Cantina is perfect for entertaining.

This queso fundido from LoDo’s Kachina Cantina is sure to be a crowd pleaser at any gathering—it makes enough to feed eight to 10 people. Here’s how to make the cheesy dip:

Queso Fundido

Courtesy of Kachina Cantina



  1. Preheat oven to 425°
  2. Cook the chorizo over medium heat until fully cooked, drain the fat and allow the chorizo to cook down.
  3. Mix the cheese in a bowl and place it on a cast iron skillet. Put it in the oven for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove from the oven and stir the cheese making sure it melts evenly, put it back in the oven for about 5 more minutes.
  5. Remove the skillet from the oven and add the already cooked chorizo, stir to incorporate it evenly.
  6. Top the chorizo with pico de gallo and serve with tortilla chips on the side.
  7. Place over a warmer so it stays hot.

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