Never heard of queso fundido? It’s Spanish for "melted cheese" or as we like to say, a really tasty warm cheese spread! Our Queso Fundido Italiano is a simple appetizer that is sure to impress your guests.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 18 Servings
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1 small onion, thinly sliced
1/2 lb. (225 g) Italian sausage links, casings removed, cut into bite-size pieces
1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper
1 pkg. (6 oz/170 g) baby spinach leaves
2-1/2 cups Cracker Barrel Shredded Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese
1 French baguette (3/4 lb./340 g), cut into 18 slices
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Heat nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add onions; cook 8 to 10 min. or until tender and golden brown, stirring frequently. Remove from skillet; set aside.
Add sausage to skillet; cook 5 min. or until browned, stirring occasionally. Stir in red pepper; cook 1 min. Add spinach. Cover; cook 2 min. Stir in cheese. Spoon into 9-inch pie plate; top with onions.
Bake 10 min. Serve with bread.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
For a spicier version of this flavourful dip, prepare using hot Italian sausage.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 5 g
Saturated fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Sodium 370 mg
Total carbohydrate 15 g
Dietary fibre 1 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 8 g
Makes 2-1/4 cups or 18 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) dip and 1 bread slice (18 g) each.
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.