Yields: 12 Servings Prep: 75 minutes Mins

Savory Chile Cheesecake


  • 1 packet Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 2 Tbsp. cornmeal
  • 2 8oz. packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 8 oz. container cream cheese with vegetables
  • 2 4 oz. cans Ortega Fire Roasted Diced Green Chiles
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 16 oz. jar Ortega Salsa, any variety
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded


Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat bottom and sides of 9-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray. Combine seasoning mix and cornmeal; sprinkle over bottom and sides of prepared pan.
Beat cream cheeses, chiles, eggs and garlic powder in large bowl until smooth. Pour one-half of batter into prepared pan. Spread salsa evenly over batter. Sprinkle cheese evenly over salsa. Spread remaining batter evenly over cheese.
Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until edges are set but center still moves slightly Cool completely in pan on wire rack; remove side of springform pan. Slice to serve.
Tip: When served with tortilla chips, crackers or slices of crusty bread, this cheesecake is a great make-ahead dish for parties. For an even more festive presentation, top with additional salsa or some jalape
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