Ultimate Loaded Queso

May  4, 2022
0 Ratings
Photo by sohappyyoulikedit - Jamie Preuss
  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 15 minutes
  • serves 12
Author Notes

This Ultimate Loaded Queso is the best! Spicy chorizo, diced tomatoes, and smoky peppers are just a few of the tasty additions. Grab the chips! —sohappyyoulikedit - Jamie Preuss

What You'll Need
  • 1 pound ground chorizo
  • 1/2 cup onion, minced
  • 1-2 jalapeños, minced
  • 1 pound block American cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 pound block pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 chipotle en adobo, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 10 ounces can diced tomatoes, drained
  • Green onions, chopped red onion, chopped cherry tomatoes, cilantro, to top the queso
  1. In a large skillet, sauté ground chorizo until completely cooked through. Remove chorizo from the pan and set aside.
  2. In the remaining grease from the chorizo, cook onion and jalapeño until fragrant, about 3 minutes.
  3. Start adding shredded cheese by the handful and stirring until it melts. Alternate between adding shredded cheese and half and half. When mixture starts coming together, switch to using a whisk to stir the queso until smooth.
  4. Add the spices ,minced chipotle en adobo, chorizo, and diced tomatoes. Stir completely to combine.
  5. Top with cilantro, jalapeño slices, red onion, cherry tomatoes, and green onion. Serve with tortilla chips!

See what other Food52ers are saying.

0 Reviews