Irene's Christmas Cheese Dip


It is worth the trouble to use the fresh ingredients. The red and green peppers add the colors of Christmas.

12 to 24 servings


  • 2 pounds processed cheese food (eg. Velveeta)

  • 2 onions, diced

  • 3 tomatoes, chopped

  • 6 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced

  • 1 red bell pepper, diced

  • ½ green bell pepper, diced


  1. Melt the cheese in the top of a double-boiler over medium heat.

  2. Add the onions, tomatoes, jalapenos, red and green bell peppers.

  3. Mix well and heat for additional 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

753 Calories
33g Fat
53g Carbs
62g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 3
Calories 753
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 42%
Saturated Fat 22g 108%
Cholesterol 127mg 42%
Sodium 4813mg 209%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 36g
Protein 62g
Vitamin C 104mg 518%
Calcium 1777mg 137%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 1681mg 36%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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