Queso Fundido Con Chili a la Tequila Recipe

Queso Fundido Con Chili a la Tequila Recipe

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The incredible chefs at Hormel have created a TEQUILA infused Chili recipe that I thought was worth sharing. It’s just in time for Cinco de Mayo.

Queso Fundido Con Chili a la Tequila Recipe

 1 tablespoon olive oil
 1 small red onion, diced
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 poblano pepper, diced
 1 jalapeño, seeded and diced
 1⁄2 cup chopped red bell pepper
 1⁄2 cup tequila
 1 (15-ounce) can Hormel® chili
 1 (8-ounce) block sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
 1 (8-ounce) block Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
 1⁄4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
 Garnish: jalapeño slices, corn tortillas


Heat oven to 400°F

 In 12-inch cast-iron skillet, heat oil over medium heat

Sauté onion and next 4 ingredients until softened

Remove from heat, stir in tequila, return to heat and cook 2 minutes or until reduced by half

Stir in chili, remove from heat and sprinkle evenly with cheese

Gently stir and bake 30 minutes or until bubbly

Sprinkle with cilantro and garnish with jalapeño slices, if desired

For added fun serve it in a martini glass with corn tortillas


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