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Mexican Chorizo Jalapeno Popper Dip
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
Cheesy, spicy Mexican Chorizo Jalapeno Popper Dip made with cheddar and cream cheese is perfect for a group tailgating at the game or at home!
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican/American
Servings: 8
Calories: 651 kcal
Author: Bernadette Martin
  • 1 pound bulk Mexican seasoned beef chorizo
  • 16 ounces mild cheddar cheese, freshly shredded
  • 8 ounces cream cheese room temperature*
  • 1/4 cup diced jalapeno pepper (with or without seeds depending on desired heat)
  • 1 cup seasoned Panko breadcrumbs
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted plus extra softened butter for greasing casserole dish
  1. Brown the chorizo in a large frying pan over medium-high heat; turn off the heat and stir in the diced jalapeno. Set aside without draining.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a medium size casserole dish with softened butter.
  3. In a large mixing bowl combine the shredded cheddar and cream cheese, stirring with a wooden spatula until well blended.
  4. In a small bowl combine the Panko breadcrumbs with the melted butter, mix well.
  5. Spread the cooked chorizo/jalapenos onto the bottom of the casserole dish. Top with the cheese mixture, spread evenly with a spatula. Finally, top with the buttered breadcrumbs.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-25 minutes, or until the cheddar is melted and bubbly. Serve hot with tortilla chips or crackers.
Recipe Notes

*Soften cream cheese to room temperature for about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts
Mexican Chorizo Jalapeno Popper Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 651 Calories from Fat 486
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 54g 83%
Saturated Fat 28g 140%
Cholesterol 151mg 50%
Sodium 1235mg 51%
Potassium 342mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Sugars 1g
Protein 30g 60%
Vitamin A 22.2%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 45.6%
Iron 9.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.