Tortilla Soup Vegetarian version of spicy, south of the border classic. Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 medium yellow onion chopped 3 cloves garlic minced 1 poblano or other green chili seeded and chopped 4 cups vegetable stock, purchased or homemade 1 can diced tomatoes with juice 6 corn tortillas cut in slivers 1/4 cup peanut or other high heat oil 1 6 oz chub Fiesta Cheesorizo crumbled 1 Avocado sliced Cilantro chopped 1 lime cut in wedges Instructions: The Soup: Heat 1 TB of oil in large saucepan over medium high heat, Add onion and stir for 2 minutes, Add garlic and chili and stir occasionally until onions are translucent, Add vegetable stock and tomatoes and reduce heat until soup just simmers. Cover and let simmer. The Toppings: Heat remaining oil over medium high heat, Fry the tortilla strips until crispy. Drain on paper towels, Using the same pan, drain all but about 1 TB of oil and reheat to medium high, Add crumbled Cheesorizo and stir briefly. Reduce heat to medium low and stir once a minute until Cheesorizo is browned and crispy, about 8-10 minutes.
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Cheesorizo Fundido (Queso Sauce and Dip)

January 13, 2018

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Wow them with this handmade, clean ingredient cheese sauce for dipping and nachos. Super easy and a real crowd pleaser.

Ingredients

1 chub Ancho Cumin Gia's Cheesorizo Cheese Sausage

2 TB olive oil

2 TB butter

2 TB amaranth or rice flour (for gluten free) use all purpose flour if it doesn't matter

1 cup whole milk

2 cups grated extra-sharp cheddar (or whatever mildness you prefer)

Pinch salt

Optional- red pepper flakes or a dash of hot sauce to make it spicier

Directions

The Cheese Sausage

Heat oil in a cast iron or non-stick skillet

Crumble in Cheesorizo and saute slowly, turning every few minutes, until crumbles are golden brown and almost crunchy

The Cheese Sauce

Melt butter in a sauce pan over medium high heat

Whisk in flour and cook for a couple of minutes, continuing to stir

Add milk a little at a time, stirring constantly, until thickened

Stir in grated cheese and heat until melted

Stir in cooked Cheese Sausage crumbles

Add salt and red pepper or hot sauce to taste

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