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Warm, Cheesy Chili Cream Cheese Dip

Warm, Cheesy Chili Cream Cheese DipThis super easy warm chili and cheese dip is a real crowd-pleaser -- and is a must-have dip for Super Bowl parties.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 (15-ounce) can chili with or without beans
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup chopped green onions for garnish (optional)
Corn chips for accompaniment

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Spread the cream cheese in the bottom of a glass 9-inch pie plate.
  3. Spoon the chili on top of the cream cheese.
  4. Top with the grated cheddar cheese.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted.
  6. Serve dip with corn chips.

Makes 15 (2 tablespoon) servings.

Stovetop Method: Heat chili according to package directions. Pour 1/2 of warm chili into bottom of 9-inch pie plate; top with cream cheese. Spoon remaining 1/2 of chili over cream cheese. Top with shredded cheese and green onions.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/15 of recipe; 2 tablespoons; based on chili without beans): 147.5 calories; 74% calories from fat; 12.3g total fat; 38.4mg cholesterol; 248.9mg sodium; 89.8mg potassium; 2.4g carbohydrates; 0.0g fiber; 0.1g sugar; 2.4g net carbs; 7.1g protein.

Recipe and photograph by Hope Cantil; copyright © 1999; property of See Terms of Use.