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Busy Cheese Dip Recipe

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This recipe for Busy Cheese Dip, by , is from Generations Cookbook Holland & Weese, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Vena Weese Holland
Added: Friday, August 14, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 #2 1/2 can Stewed Tomatoes, drained
1 medium Yellow Onion, diced
2 tbsp. Cooking Oil
2 cloves Garlic, minced
2 small cans diced Green Chiles
1 lb. Sharp Cheddar Cheese, grated
1/4 c. Evaporated Milk

Directions:
Directions:
In heavy pan or skillet, heat Oil, brown Onion on low heat until translucent, add Garlic, cook a few more minutes, add Chiles, drained Tomatoes, slowly add cheese stirring to blend, stir in Milk, warm until smooth. [Do not turn heat too high or it will curdle]. Serve w/Crisp Corn Tortilla Chips or Bread Cubes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15-20 Minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was a regular at most gatherings in the 70s. It is an old-fashioned type of "Queso" dip. Simple and good. Other ingredients can be added such as Jalapeņos for more heat.

 

 

 

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