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Baked Chorizo Cheese Dip

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cook Time

20 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Apple

Dip into this gooey, melty cast-iron deep dish cheese dip. Sizzling, spicy chorizo, tomatoes, cilantro and onions are stirred into a creamy beer cheese blend and baked over applewood for the perfect touch of wood-fired flavor.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 1 Small chopped tomato

  • 1 Jalapeños or Serrano Chiles, stemmed, seeded, and minced

  • 2 Tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped

  • 2 Tablespoon fresh oregano

  • 1 As Needed salt

  • 8 Ounce Cheddar, mild grated

  • 8 Ounce Monterey Jack cheese, grated

  • 1 Tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 1 Link Mexican Chorizo Sausage Links

  • 1/2 Cup chopped red onion

  • 2 Clove cloves garlic, minced

  • 1/2 Cup Beer, light

  • tortilla chips

Steps

  • 1

    In a small bowl, add the tomato, chile, cilantro, and oregano and mix. Season with salt and let stand for 30 minutes.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Small chopped tomato

    • 1 Jalapeños or Serrano Chiles, stemmed, seeded, and minced

    • 2 Tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped

    • 2 Tablespoon fresh oregano

    • 1 As Needed salt

  • 2

    In a medium bowl, add the cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese, and toss with flour.

    Ingredients

    • 8 Ounce Cheddar, mild grated

    • 8 Ounce Monterey Jack cheese, grated

    • 1 Tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 3

    In a medium saucepan over medium heat, cook the chorizo breaking it up with a wooden spoon until it begins to render, 1 minute.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Link Mexican Chorizo Sausage Links

  • 4

    Add the onion and garlic and continue cooking until the chorizo is cooked through and onion is soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Transfer the chorizo mixture to a small bowl and return the saucepan to the heat.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 Cup chopped red onion

    • 2 Clove cloves garlic, minced

  • 5

    Add the beer and simmer, stirring occasionally. Scrape up any browned bits. Whisking constantly, add the cheese mixture a 1/4 cup at a time, allowing it to become blended and smooth between additions. Stir in the chorizo mixture.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 Cup Beer, light

  • 6

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 350°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    Grill350 ˚F

  • 7

    Transfer saucepan contents to a medium Dutch oven and place directly on the grill grates. Close the lid and cook for 15-20 minutes until the top is lightly browned and bubbling.
  • 8

    Remove the dip from the grill, top with the tomato and chili salsa, and serve with tortilla chips. Enjoy!

    Ingredients

    • As Needed tortilla chips

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