Queso Fundido

Cuisinart original

This can be made with or without chorizo – both versions are indulgent and delicious! Serve with Homemade Tortilla Chips.


Makes 2¼ cups


8    ounces raw chorizo, remove and discard casings,
       if necessary (optional)
8    ounces (1 standard package) cream cheese, cold
4    ounces Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
⅓   cup salsa (any flavor or heat variety)

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (¼ cup):
Calories 250 (79% from fat) • carb. 2g • pro. 10g • fat 22g • sat. fat 10g.chol. 61mg • sod. 589mg • calc. 116mg • fiber 0g


1. Put the chorizo, if using, in a microwave-safe dish. Spread the chorizo so it is one layer. Cover and place into the Cuisinart® 3-in-1 Microwave AirFryer Oven. Select Microwave and set the time and power level for 4 minutes on High (10P), and press Start. Remove and reserve to cool slightly. Once cool, crumble the cooked chorizo.
2. Put the remaining ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl and place into the oven. Select Microwave and set the time and temperature for 3 minutes 30 seconds on High (10P). Stir in the chorizo, if using. Serve warm.