Southwestern Cheese Dip Recipe

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Southwestern Cheese Dip Recipe
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Southwestern Cheese Dip Recipe

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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
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

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

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.
Originally published as Southwestern Cheese Dip in Quick Cooking May/June 1998, p9

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 126 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 497mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 7g protein.

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  • 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
  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.
Originally published as Southwestern Cheese Dip in Quick Cooking May/June 1998, p9

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KarenKeefe User ID: 2062961 220794
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2015

"I was searching for a quick, flavorful dip to take to a dinner party! Found it!"

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