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Garlic Chili Cheese Dip Recipe

Garlic Chili Cheese Dip Recipe

I would often make this delicious dip as an after-school snack for my children. They're now grown but still enjoy this easy-to-make treat.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:40 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (15 ounces) chili without beans
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 4 to 8 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • Breadsticks

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Spread into a greased microwave-safe 1-1/2-qt. dish. Layer with chili, onions, garlic, green chilies and refried beans. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 2. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 6-8 minutes until cheese is melted and edges are bubbly. Serve warm with breadsticks. Yield: 5 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 51 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 126 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.