Queso Fundido-Mushroom, Poblano and Chorizo Queso Fundido!

Queso fundido or buried cheese, is an absolute must for your next Mexican themed dinner! Perfect for movie night, game night, tailgating and just because! Don't forget the warm tortillas and homemade chips! 

Course Appetizer, Cheese
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Appetizer, Cheese, Queso Fundido
Servings 6 Servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 white onion sliced into thin strips
  • 3 poblano peppers previously roasted and sliced into rajas(strips)
  • 6-7 ounces chorizo previously cooked
  • 2 large portabella mushroom caps previously sliced and sauteed
  • 2 full cups shredded Oaxaca cheese
  • 2 full cups shredded Chihuahua or mozzarela cheese
  • Chips or warm tortillas



  1. In a large skillet at medium heat, add 1 tablespoon of oil. Add the onions. Season lightly with salt and pepper and saute for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the rajas, chorizo and mushrooms. Stir well to combine and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Do not add the cheese until you know you are ready to eat! If, yes, then add all of the cheese. Stir well to combine, cover and lower the heat slightly. As soon as the cheese has melted through out, it's ready! Serve with warm flour tortillas or homemade chips. Oh and if making tacos, don't forget to garnish with salsa!!

Recipe Notes

The possibilities are endless when it comes to preparing this classic Mexican appetizer! Keep is simple and traditional with just Mexican chorizo or get creative!