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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


  • 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


  • 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.

Reviews for Garlic Chili Cheese Dip

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Reviewed Apr. 25, 2014

"Just had for lunch. instead of bread sticks we put inside of tortilla and wrapped and served with sour cream, yummmm"

Reviewed Oct. 19, 2010

"This recipe totally lacked flavor. Bummer!

~ Theresa"

Reviewed Mar. 28, 2010


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Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.