Queso Fundido, Spanish for “Melted Cheese”, is truly a thing of beauty.
In it’s most basic form, Queso Fundido is just melted stringy cheese flavored with onion and garlic, and it’s often paired with roasted poblano peppers, spicy chorizo or sautéed mushrooms. Here, I’ve taken the classic poblano pairing to the next level. Three fat peppers get nice and charred under the broiler, and one gets chopped and mixed into the Queso Fundido while the other two transform into a vibrant green purée flavored with garlic and lime. The contrast of the warm, rich cheese and the bright, smokey sauce is 100% addicting. So much so that the boyfriend and I easily consumed the entire skillet (shown above) in one sitting!! Continue reading for the recipe.