Loaded Jalapeño Cheddar Sausage Fundido

Loaded Jalapeño Cheddar Sausage Fundido

SUPER BOWL means SUPER FOOD (at least for me!) Yes – one of the BIGGEST food days of the year is just around the corner and whether your team is playing or not you’ll want to have this EASY — CRAZY delicious recipe on the ready! To make this Fundido a sure winner, be sure and grab some Jalapeño Cheddar Sausages from Mountain View Meats (check store locations at www.mountainviewmeats.com).

Recipe and photography by Emily Schuermann, Food for a Year

Serves 6-8



  • 1 16 oz package Jalapeño Cheddar Sausage, sliced
  • 1 white onion
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 jalapeno pepper
  • 2 T cooking oil
  • 2 oz heavy whipping cream
  • 12 oz Oaxaca cheese, 1/2” cubed
  • 12 oz Colby Jack cheese, cubed
  • 4 oz Queso Fresco, crumbled
  • Loaded Toppings
    • 1/2 avocado, diced
    • 2 T cilantro, finely chopped
    • 1 green onion, sliced
    • 2 T Pico de Gallo
    • 2 oz Queso Fresco, crumbled

Serve with chips or toasted baguette rounds



Preheat oven to 400°.

In a large skillet, heat oil over medium flame, brown sausage with onions and peppers for 3-5 minutes.

Layer sausage, peppers and onions (in a 9”x2” buttered cast iron skillet) with cream and cheeses.

Bake for 20 minutes, just until melted. Top with ‘Loaded Toppings’ of your choice and serve with chips and toasted baguette rounds.

NOTE – do NOT over bake.