Jalapeno Cheese Dip Recipe

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Here's a great dip that cooks in the microwave in a matter of minutes. It's perfect to serve to unexpected company.—Grace Reno, Wrightwood, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:18-19 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 18-19 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) process American cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup canned diced jalapeno peppers, drained

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon: 90 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 312mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.


  1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine cheese and milk. Cover and cook on high for 1-1/2 minutes; stir. Cook 30-90 seconds longer or until cheese is melted; stir until smooth. Stir in jalapenos. Serve warm. Yield: about 2-1/3 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Jalapeno Cheese Dip in Country Woman July/August 1998, p35

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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