Queso Fundido

Cuisinart original

This can be made with or without chorizo both versions are indulgent and delicious!


Makes 2¼ cups


8   ounces raw chorizo, casings removed and discarded,
      if necessary (optional)
1   8-ounce package cream cheese, cold
4   ounces Monterey Jack, shredded
⅔  cup salsa (any flavor or heat level)

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