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A simple queso loaded with tomato, onion, and peppers

queso fundido

A simple and delicious warm dip with cheese, peppers, onions, and tomato.
Course Appetizer / Dip
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 6
Author Marie


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion , diced
  • 1 poblano or cubanelle pepper
  • 2 jalapenos , minced (seeded if you prefer less/no heat)
  • 1 large tomato , diced (reserve about 2 tablespoons for topping)
  • 3 cups Mexican cheese grated (I used a preshredded combination of monteray jack, cheddar, asadero and queso bianco)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro , chopped (for garnish)


  • Heat oil in a large saute or cast iron pan and add onion, peppers and tomatoes (reserve some tomatoes for garnish)
  • Cook over medium high heat for about 5 minutes and stir frequently until vegetables have softened.
  • Lower heat to low and then add cheese and stir until melted
  • Top with reserved tomato and cilantro and serve with tortilla wedges or chips
  • May keep warm in small crock pot or reheat later to re-melt