Queso Flameado Flamed Cheese Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Chorizo sausage1⁄4 Pound, casings removed (Mexican Sausage)
 Chopped onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Tomatoes2 , diced
 Picante sauce1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Queso asadero cheese/Montrey jack cheese1 Pound, shredded (4 Cups)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1687 Calories from Fat 1061

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 124 g190.4%

Saturated Fat 73.7 g368.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 312 mg

Sodium 4994 mg208.1%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.2%

Sugars 15.1 g

Protein 112 g223.7%

Vitamin A 110.3% Vitamin C 61.9%

Calcium 244.3% Iron 4.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Preheat oven to 350°.
Crumble sausage and brown in small skillet; remove to paper towels with slotted spoon.
Drain all but 1 teaspoon of the drippings; add onions and cook until tender.
Return sausage; add tomatoes and picante sauce.
Simmer 15 minutes or until most of liquid has evaporated.
In casserole dish, arrange half of the cheese.
Top with the sausage mixture and cover with remaining cheese.
Bake about 10 minutes or until cheese melts.
Serve with warm tortillas or tortilla chips.
One minced garlic clove may be added along with onion.