Category Archives: Dip

Cowboy Beef Dip

1 lb. ground beef
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
1/4 cup chopped sweet green pepper
1 can (10 3/4 oz.) nacho cheese soup, undiluted
1/2 cup picante sauce or salsa
1/4 cup sliced ripe olives
1/4 cup (half a small can) chopped green chilies
1/4 tsp dried oregano
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup chopped green onions
2 Tbsp. sour cream
Extra chopped sweet peppers
Tortilla Chips for dipping

In a large skillet, cook the beef until meet is no longer pink. Add chopped onions and sweet peppers and cook until tender. Drain. Stir in soup, salsa, ripe olives, chilies, oregano and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally to keep from sticking.

Pour into serving dish and top with shredded cheese, sour cream, green onions and peppers, as desired.

Serve warm with tortilla chips.

Spiced Cranberry Spread

1 pkg (8 oz) cream cheese
1/2 cup canned whole berry cranberry sauce
1/4 cup orange marmalade
1/8 tsp. ground red pepper
1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Spread cream cheese onto a small serving plate (less than 9 inches in diameter).

Mix together the cranberry sauce, orange marmalade, and red pepper. Spoon mixture over the cream cheese; top with almonds.

Serve with crackers (Ritz).

Cheese Lover’s Dip

1 8 oz. pkg. Cream Cheese w/ chives
1/4 tsp. Garlic Powder
3 Tbsp. Milk
1/4 tsp. Pepper
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan Cheese
1/2 cup shredded Provolone Cheese
1/2 cup shredded Mozzarella Cheese

Combine cream cheese, garlic powder and pepper. Mix well. Gradually add milk until blended. Add other cheeses, mix well. Serve with crackers.

– From Nana’s Collection

Southwestern Chili Dip

1 (8 oz.) pkg. shredded Cheese
1 cup Mayo
1 (4 1/2 oz.) can ripe olives
1/4 tsp. Garlic Powder
1 medium Tomato
1/4 cup sliced Green Onion
1 (4 oz.) can chipped Green Chilies

Stir together cheese, mayo, half of the olives, peppers and garlic powder. Spread into 9 inch pie plate and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining olives, tomato, and green onions in 3 rings, starting near the outer edge of the dish. Serve warm with chips.

– From Nana’s Collection

Pepperoni Pizza Dip

1/2 cup sour cream
1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
1/2 cup pizza sauce
2 oz. (1/2 cup) chopped pepperoni
1/4 cup chopped green onions
2 oz. (1/2 cup) mozzarella cheese, shredded
Crisp breadsticks or corn chips

Heat oven to 350°F. Combine sour cream, cream cheese and Italian seasoning in small bowl. Beat on medium speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth (1 to 2 minutes).

Spread evenly into 9-inch pie pan. Spread with pizza sauce. Top with pepperoni and green onions. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until heated through.

Top with cheese. Continue baking for 4 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve with breadsticks.