This dip is a fabulous starter when served warm from the oven with fresh tortilla chips and red wine!
Serves 8 – 12
1 lb chorizo sausage meat
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
½ cup celery, finely chopped
½ red or green bell pepper, finely chopped
1 cup mushroom, finely chopped
¾ to 1 cup tomato juice
2 to 3 tbsp jalapeno pepper, chopped
1 ½ cups Jack cheese, grated
1 ½ cups Cheddar cheese, grated
Cook chorizo, onion and garlic. Drain excess fat then add celery, peppers, mushrooms and tomato juice. Simmer until vegetables are tender and liquid cooks down. Add jalapeno pepper and grated cheeses and stir until melted. Serve warm with tortilla chips. This recipe can be made ahead and refrigerated. Heat before serving.