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Southern Cheese Dip

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"I make this cheese dip all the time. Every time I bring it to a get-together, everyone wants the recipe!"
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20 m servings 405
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Melt butter in a pan over medium-low heat; whisk flour into the melted butter until smooth, about 1 minute. Stir in ketchup, chili powder, and garlic powder until incorporated.
  2. Slowly stir milk into mixture until smooth. Add tomatoes with green chile peppers; whisk in processed cheese food. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, until cheese is melted, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in reserved juice from tomatoes if dip is too thick.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 405 calories; 29.7 17.1 18.4 80 1046 Full nutrition

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Very disappointed in this recipe. Ketchup clashed with velveeta. 2nd batch I used chili sauce w/a pinch of cayenne. MUCH better results.

Made as written and I think this turned out great. I did find and use a chili seasoned rotel and that added even more flavor. I've had many cheese dips and this one is just as good if not better...