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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


  • 1 pound plain or Mexican-flavored process American cheese, 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
  • Raw 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 6-8 minutes or until cheese is melted, stirring every 2 minutes. Serve with vegetables or chips. Yield: 3 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

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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Reviewed Feb. 18, 2015

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

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