Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Cheese Dip

Chips and Salsa are my go to snack.  I thought I'd pump up my old time favorite with the addition of some cheese...Powdered Cheese.  Outcome: Two Thumbs Up!

I garnished with Honeyville's Freeze Dried Green Onions. 
That center piece is in fact an onion and not a wayward chip that fell from my mouth.
Just so you know...
Ingredients:
1 cup HOT Water
1/2 cup Honeyville's Powdered Cheese
1/2 cup Picante Sauce or Salsa

Directions:
Blend together water and powdered cheese.  Stir in Salsa.  Best served warm.  Refrigerate any remaining dip.  Use within 2 days.

How easy-peasy is that?  Now a couple of tips that I found useful.  The cheese sauce will slightly thicken upon standing.  I used hot water from my tap (like I couldn't wash my hands in it hot) but I found that by the time I had blended everything and then stirred in the cold Salsa it became barely luke warm.  I prefer the dip hotter, so I ended up microwaving the dip for a minute or two. You could easily make this ahead of time and put it in a crock pot to keep warm.  This is a very mild dip so if you want it hotter (as in flavor not temperature) you could add some jalapenos or green chiles would be nice too.

Happy Snacking!

1 comment:

Cami said...

You are a genius. Chips and dips are my favorite thing ever, and this looks so easy!