Chorizo and Aged Cheddar Dip

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chorizo and aged cheddar dip

This dip is delicious with baguette slices, or for a gluten-free alternative, use corn tortilla chips.

Ingredients

½ lb of Lepp’s Smoked Chorizo sausage (small dice)
½ of  a medium yellow onion, finely chopped
1 block cream cheese, room temperature
1 cup  grated aged white cheddar

1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 heaping tsp of smoked paprika (regular paprika is fine if you don’t have smoked)
1 Tbsp olive oil

Method
  1. Sauté chorizo over medium heat until fat renders out
  2. Add onions to pan and cook until starting to soften and brown
  3. Add garlic a cook for 1-2 minutes, making sure garlic doesn’t burn. Remove from heat.
  4. Add sausage & onion mixture to cream cheese along with cheese and paprika. Mix to combine.
  5. Spread into a small ovenproof ceramic baking dish and bake for 20 minutes at 325 degrees until bubbly
  6. Serve with baguette slices or tortilla chips for dipping