Recipe courtesy of Jean Anderson

The Famous Texas Cheese Dip

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 17 min
  • Prep: 2 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 3 1/2 cups
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1 (1-pound) package pasteurized process cheese spread, cubed (1 1/2 packages for a thicker dip)

1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chilies, with liquid


  1. Place cheese, tomatoes, and jalapenos and their liquid in small heavy saucepan. Set over low heat and cook, stirring often, about 15 minutes until cheese melts and mixture is smooth, or microwave 5 minutes on HIGH in covered, microwave-safe casserole, stirring once at halftime. Serve warm with corn chips or bite-size broccoli or cauliflower florets, celery, carrot, or zucchini sticks.