By Eduardo − On Sunday, August 2, 2020, 2 years ago in Side Recipes
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Paula's Portuguese Chouriço Dip Recipe

Paula's Portuguese Chouriço Dip Recipe

This delicious and simple to make Portuguese chouriço dip recipe was sent in by Liz Alves Santos.
Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 45 min
Ready In1 h
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

2 cups of onion, chopped3 tablespoons of butter1/8 teaspoon of thyme½ cup of chouriço, about 6 ounces8 ounce package of cream cheese¼ cup of mayonnaise1/3 cup of mozzarella cheese¼ cup of chopped chives or green onionsKosher salt (to taste)
2 cups of onion, chopped3 tablespoons of butter1/8 teaspoon of thyme½ cup of chouriço, about 6 ounces8 ounce package of cream cheese¼ cup of mayonnaise1/3 cup of mozzarella cheese¼ cup of chopped chives or green onionsKosher salt (to taste)
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Directions

  1. Remove chouriço casings and cook in a medium skillet over medium heat for about 10 minutes, chopping with spoon and stirring occasionally, then set aside.
  2. In another skillet, melt the butter over medium heat and add the onion, chives, thyme, season with salt, lower heat to medium low and cook onion for about 20 minutes until onions become soft and caramelized.
  3. In a medium sized bowl, add the cream cheese and mayonnaise and mix well.
  4. Gently fold in the chouriço and onions.
  5. Add into a 2 cup baking dish and top with the cheese.
  6. Place on a baking sheet and bake at 180°C or 350°F for 12 to 15 minutes or until the dip is golden and bubbly.
  7. Garnish with additional green onion and serve with baguette slices or tortilla chips.
Recipe by: Paula Lucio Jenkins
Photo by: heyketomama.com
Submitted by: Liz Alves Santos

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Karen Carreiro
Karen Carreiro
I made this for a get together with a group of non Portuguese people…I brought tortilla chips to scoop up the deliciousness! I swear, it was such a hit that I bet if I had supplied spoons, people would have been eating it by the spoonful! Lol
11 months ago, Wednesday, February 16, 2022
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Eduardo
Great to hear Karen, thank you for the feedback.
11 months ago, Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Joseph
Joseph
Sorry, cannot go along with this recipe. Caramelizing the onion is great, but these delicate herb flavors for this long a time will dramatically change (ruin) their flavor. Add these for a few minutes AFTER the onions have caramelized. Just MHO and experience.
11 months ago, Wednesday, February 16, 2022
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Chris
Chris
Have to blend out the salty flavor
1 year ago, Wednesday, September 1, 2021
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Eduardo

Incredible dip. :)

1 year ago, Friday, July 9, 2021
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