Saturday, January 5, 2013

Chili con Queso Bean Dip




This is one of my all time favorite bean dips. This is always a hit at any party or get together. First time I ever had this was at a youth activity for my church. It was so delicious and addicting that my friend Kari and I would just make it on a regular basis as an afternoon snack after school. We did it the easy way by just throwing the cream cheese and Chili together in bowl in the microwave ( covered of course). I added a few of my own personal touches to this recipe to spice things up a bit. If all you have time or budget for is Chili and cream cheese though,  then that's all you need to make a delicious dip that every one will be drooling over. This Bean dip brings back great memories of my teenage years every time I have it. It never get's old!
-Heather

2 cans of  Chili  (I like the thick kind)
8 oz cream cheese
1 cup cheddar cheese
1 small can green chilies
1/3 cup salsa ( I prefer mango salsa)

Optional ingredients:
1 cup black beans
1/2 cup corn
1 cup Kidney beans

Soften the cream cheese a bit in the microwave first ( cook for about a minute). Then combine all ingredients together in a pot and heat over medium heat stirring regularly. Cook for about 5-10 minutes while stirring. Make sure all the cheese is melted and there are not chunks of cream cheese anymore. Then you can serve!
This can be served as a hot dip and it also tastes good as a cold dip with chips. You choose your preference.

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9 comments:

  1. I love beans in my queso. My hubby always makes it and adds bean with bacon soup, but I LOVE your idea with the black beans. Thanks so much for linking this to the Weekend Potluck. Happy to be your newest followers.
    ~Kim

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    1. Thanks Kim! We are so happy to have a new follower!! Bean with bacon soup sounds yummy too! will have to try that one. Thanks for following.
      Robin

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  2. Thanks for linking up at Show Me Your Plaid Monday's! Oh this is a great dip for Super Bowl Sunday! I am already making my menu and this just made the list!

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  3. Looks great, I can't wait to try it! I'd love for you to share it SHOW-licious Craft Showcase link up party!

    http://sew-licious.blogspot.com/2013/01/saturday-show-licious-craft-showcase-14.html

    Happy New Year!
    Marti

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  4. Oh my this queso sounds delicious! I love the added corn and beans. I'm pinning to make for this year's Super Bowl party! Thanks for sharing at Whatcha' Whipped Up.

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  5. Love chili con queso and your recipe looks awesome. Featuring it today at the All Star Block Party. head on over to grab your button!

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  6.  Hi, great post. I found you through the blog hop. Please stop  by and say hi when you get a chance.  .Be sure and check out my new Blog Hop that started. It's Weekly Goals Link Up. It's a great way to stay on track. Have a great day. :) Now following you.  Here's the link for it if you would like to check it out.
    http://lenettacarnes.blogspot.com/2013/01/weekly-goals-linkup-1.html Lenetta

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  7. YUM!! Thanks for sharing! Pinning :*)

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