Chorizo Con Queso

Chorizo Con Queso

Enjoy this Tex-Mex appetizer made using sausage and Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ cheese sauce served with tortilla chips – ready in just 15 minutes.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

14

servings

1
lb bulk chorizo sausage*
1/2
cup diced red bell pepper
1/4
cup sliced green onions (4 medium)
1
can (18 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ creamy three cheese cooking sauce
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
70
tortilla chips
Garnishes, If Desired
Chopped fresh cilantro
  1. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook sausage, bell pepper and green onions over medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally and breaking up sausage with spoon, until sausage is thoroughly cooked. Drain on paper towels.
  2. Return sausage mixture to skillet; stir in cooking sauce. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low; simmer uncovered 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in cheese until melted. Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve warm with tortilla chips.
Makes 14 servings (1/4 cup dip and 5 chips each)
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*Uncooked chorizo sausage links, casings removed, can be substituted.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 280
    • (Calories from Fat 190),
  • Total Fat 21g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 630mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 11g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.