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Nacho Cheese Dip Recipe

Nacho Cheese Dip Recipe

"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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

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.

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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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Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.