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Warm Chicken Fiesta Dip Recipe

Warm Chicken Fiesta Dip Recipe

This crowd-pleasing dip is always a success, whether I follow the recipe as is or if I substitute shredded pork and stir in chopped fresh mushrooms.—Shannon Arthur, Lucasville, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:32 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
  • 4 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • Tortilla or corn chips

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, saute green pepper and onion in oil until tender. Add the chili powder, salt, pepper and cumin; cook 1 minute longer. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add the soup, tomatoes and jalapeno. Stir in the chicken, 1 cup cheese blend and green pepper mixture. Transfer to a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with green onion and remaining cheese blend.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand for 5 minutes. Serve with chips. Yield: 8 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips) equals 103 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 209 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 8 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.