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Southwestern Cheese Dip Recipe

Southwestern Cheese Dip Recipe

To take the edge off the kids' (and our!) hunger, this dip can be whipped up in no time. It's great with vegetable or chips.—Coleen Martin, Brookfield, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Mexican or plain process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 1 jar (8 ounces) process cheese spread
  • 1 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 bunch green onions with tops, sliced
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • Assorted fresh vegetables or tortilla chips

Directions

  • 1. Place cheeses in a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe bowl. Top with bacon, onions and chilies. Microwave at 50% power for 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted, stirring every minute. Serve with vegetables or chips. Yield: 3 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 126 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 497 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.