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Queso Fundido


24 ounces Oaxaca cheese, diced

16 ounces Chihuahua cheese, grated

1 large bunch green onions

Olive oil

Kosher salt

Juice of 1 lime

1 package good quality flour tortillas, heated

Salsa, to taste


  1. Preheat grill to glowing hot. Brush the green onions with olive oil, giving them a light, even coating. Place on the grill to char, turning as needed.
  2. Once the green onions have a nice char, remove them and place them on a sheet of foil, squeeze the lime juice over the onions, then season with salt. Wrap in foil for 5-10 minutes, until the onions are tender and cool, and dice them.
  3. Spray a cast-iron skillet with cooking spray. Add the cheeses and green onions and mix together until combined.
  4. Place the skillet with the cheese mixture on the grill and cover with a lid for 5 minutes. Check periodically during this time depending on the heat of your grill. When the cheese is melted and bubbly, remove from heat.
  5. Spoon cheese onto hot tortillas, add your favorite salsa and enjoy!

Additions: Add cooked chorizo before melting. Or make it boozy by pouring on a shot of tequila once the cheese is melted and off the grill. Light it on fire to make Queso Flameado!

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