How to Make An Easy Chili Cheese Dip
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Chili cheese dip is a popular and easy-to-make appetizer. Serve it at a football party, a Cinco de Mayo celebration or as a festive treat for a backyard get-together. This appetizer serves eight.
Cook the chopped onion and chili pepper in about 1 tbsp of olive oil in a large skillet for about 2 to 3 minutes, or until the onion is translucent. Remove and set aside.
Add the sausage to the skillet and cook until it is no longer pink. Break up the pieces with a wooden spoon or spatula. Drain on paper towels.
Place the onion, pepper and sausage in a medium saucepan. Add the cheese and the tomatoes.
Heat the mixture over medium-low heat untl the cheese is melted and the dip in heated through.
Pour the dip into a stoneware crock or other serving dish and garnish with a sliced jalapeno pepper. Serve with tortilla chips.