Caramelized Shallot Sausage Con Queso

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 40

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
package Pillsbury™ refrigerated original breadsticks
Assorted herbs and spices
1
teaspoon oil
1
shallot, finely chopped
1/2
lb mild Italian sausage, casings removed
1
loaf (16 oz. box) VELVEETA™ Original Cheese, cut in cubes
1
can (10 oz) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
3
green onions, chopped

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • 2 Bake breadsticks according to package directions, adding seasoning before baking (I used chili powder, parsley, oregano and sea salt and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil).
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, heat oil. Add shallots: cook 4 to 5 minutes or until soft and caramelized. Remove from saucepan; spoon onto paper towels to drain.
  • 4 In same saucepan, cook sausage, over medium heat, breaking into pieces while stirring until thoroughly cooked. Remove from saucepan; drain on paper towel. Wipe pot clean with paper towel.
  • 5 To same saucepan, over medium heat, add cheese product. As cheese product begins to melt, stir in tomatoes and green chilies. Continue to cook and stir until cheese product is melted.
  • 6 Add cooked sausage and shallots to cheese product mixture; stir until well combined. Top with chopped green onions. Serve with breadsticks as dippers.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, carrots and even asparagus spears), would make a perfect dippers for to use with this dip as would some nice chunks of rye or pumpernickel bread.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
55.1
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2.3g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Cholesterol
4.3mg
1%
Sodium
111.1mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
6.5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
1.0g
Protein
2.2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
2.30%
2%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
3.10%
3%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.