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Cheese Dip

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This cheesy, hot-dip takes only minutes to make and is sure to please the whole crew. It can be served with a number of sides and easily doubles to serve a large crowd.
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  1. CHEESE DIP INGREDIENTS
  2. HOW TO MAKE THIS CHEESE DIP RECIPE
  3. STORAGE
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With only 3 ingredients and easy steps to make it, this cheese dip recipe is crazy simple! If you’re serving at a party, put it in your crockpot to keep it warm. With some veggies and chips on the side, you’ll have a no-stress appetizer ready to go in minutes. 

If you love this recipe, you’ll want to check out our Beer Cheese Dip and Chili Cheese Dip recipes as well. They are both cheesy appetizers that are super easy to make.

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CHEESE DIP INGREDIENTS

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You will need: 

  • 1 pound Velveeta cheese
  • ½ can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 13 ounce can of diced green chilies 

SUBSTITUTIONS AND ADDITIONS

Sides for Dipping: Wondering what to dip in your cheese fondue? Regular tortilla chips, lime-flavored chips, cheese puffs, pretzels, and bread are some of my go-to options for what to serve with this dip. 

Extra Ingredients: You could also add in other ingredients to this to take it up a notch. I’ve had friends change up this recipe and add things like cream cheese, chili, salsa, corn, jalapeños, or sausage.

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HOW TO MAKE THIS CHEESE DIP RECIPE

STEP ONE: Start by cutting the cheese into cubes and place in a microwave-safe bowl.

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STEP TWO: Pour in tomatoes and green chilies, leaving in the juices in the chilies.

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STEP THREE: Microwave on high in 1 minute intervals until it is melted, stirring in between.

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STEP FOUR: Serve warm with any dipping friendly ingredients that you like!

STORAGE

IN THE FRIDGE: You can store any leftover dip in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. To reheat, just pop it in the microwave.

IN THE FREEZER: Leftover dip can also be stored in the freezer for 1 month, although this is at its best when made fresh.

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This recipe has other great qualities beyond being easy and delicious. It also doubles or triples if you’re serving a crowd, making it a go-to appetizer no matter where I am taking it or how many I am serving. I also love how versatile it can be, by adding extra ingredients and flavors. 

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Cheese Dip

5 from 3 votes
This cheesy, hot-dip takes only minutes to make and is sure to please the whole crew. It can be served with a number of sides and easily doubles to serve a large crowd.
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound Velveeta cheese
  • 1/2 can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 13 oz can diced green chilies

Instructions
 

  • Cut cheese into cubes and place in a microwave safe bowl.
  • Pour in tomatoes and green chilies, with juices.
  • Microwave on high in 1 minute intervals until it’s melted, stirring in between.
  • Serve warm with tortilla chips or fresh veggies.

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Nutrition

Calories: 92kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 604mg | Potassium: 220mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 427IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 232mg | Iron: 1mg
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