Nacho Cheese Dip Recipe
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Nacho Cheese Dip Recipe

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"With jobs, school and sport activities, evening is our time for family fun," says Dawn Taylor of Milton, Kentucky. "We munch on this zippy dip while visiting or watching a movie."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:24 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 1/4 pound bulk spicy pork or Mexican-style sausage
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 pound process American cheese, cubed
  • 3/4 cup salsa
  • Tortilla chips or raw vegetables

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 75 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 279 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.


  1. In a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe container, cook sausage, green pepper and onion on high for 1-2 minutes or until sausage is fully cooked; drain. Add the cheese and salsa. Cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes, stirring frequently until cheese is melted and mixture is smooth. Serve with tortilla chips or vegetables. Yield: 3 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Nacho Cheese Dip in Taste of Home April/May 1995, p64

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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Reviewed Mar. 2, 2009

"I have been making a recipe like this for yoears but add a cup of milk or so to keep the cheese smooth when it starts to cool to keep it from turning into hard lumps."

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