Queso Fundido With Shrimp & Tomatoes Recipe

Queso Fundido with Shrimp & Tomatoes is a delicious and indulgent Mexican dish. It features melted cheese mixed with succulent shrimp and juicy tomatoes, creating a flavorful and gooey appetizer. The dish is typically served hot and bubbly, making it perfect for dipping tortilla chips or spreading on warm tortillas. The combination of the creamy cheese, tender shrimp, and tangy tomatoes creates a mouthwatering flavor that will leave you craving for more.

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Ingredients for Queso Fundido With Shrimp & Tomatoes Recipe

  • 1/4 pound Shrimp, Peeled And Deveined
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Small Onion, Diced
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Diced
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cumin
  • 0.13 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 1/2 cup Shredded Cheese
  • as needed Tortilla Chips Or Warm Tortillas, For Serving
  • No.s Optional: Diced Jalapenos Or Green Chilies For Extra Spice
  • as required Optional Garnish: Fresh Cilantro Or Chopped Green Onions

Directions: Queso Fundido With Shrimp & Tomatoes Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and grease a baking dish.
  • STEP 2.In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat and cook the shrimp until pink and cooked through.
  • STEP 3.Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside. In the same skillet, sauté the onions and garlic until softened.
  • STEP 4.Add the diced tomatoes, cumin, and chili powder to the skillet and cook for a few minutes until the tomatoes are slightly softened.
  • STEP 5.Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet and stir to combine with the tomato mixture.
  • STEP 6.Transfer the shrimp and tomato mixture to the greased baking dish and sprinkle with shredded cheese.
  • STEP 7.Bake in the preheated oven for about 10-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • STEP 8.Serve the queso fundido hot with tortilla chips or warm tortillas for dipping or spreading.
  • STEP 9.Enjoy the gooey and flavorful combination of melted cheese, shrimp, and tomatoes!

Cooking Tips

  • You can use any type of cheese that melts well, such as Monterey Jack, Cheddar, or Oaxaca cheese.
  • Feel free to add some diced jalapenos or green chilies for an extra kick of spice.
  • Serve the queso fundido immediately after baking to enjoy it at its best.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat in the oven or microwave before serving.

Storage and Serving

  • Serve the queso fundido hot as an appetizer or party snack.
  • Pair it with tortilla chips, warm tortillas, or crusty bread for dipping.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro or chopped green onions for added freshness and color.
  • This dish is best enjoyed immediately, but leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator and reheated for later enjoyment.
Nutrition
value
196
calories per serving
9 g Fat14 g Protein17 g Carbs15 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    9g
  • Protein
    14g
  • Carbs
    17g
  • Fiber
    15g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    17g
  • Protein
    14g
  • Fiber
    15g

Fats

  • Fat
    9g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    185mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    1291mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    106mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    61mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    101mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    163mg
  • Selenium
    20mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp