Chilli cheese dip

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Serves: 4

By MommyJamrozy

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  • 175g cheddar or red leicester, grated

  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise

  • 2 tbsp red onion chopped

  • 1 tin chilli con carne can get a vegetarian version

  • 4 tbsp sour cream

  • 200g soft cheese full fat, softened

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander finely chopped

  • 1 tbsp chilli powder

  • 1 bowl tortilla chips

  • 1 plum tomato seeded and diced


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/gas mark 4.
  2. Combine soft cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, seasoning mix and garlic.
  3. Spread soft cheese mixture evenly on to baking dish.
  4. Spread chilli over cheese mixture.
  5. Grate cheddar cheese evenly over chilli.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  7. Meanwhile, chop red onion.
  8. Remove from oven. Sprinkle onion, tomato and coriander over top.
  9. Serve hot with tortilla chips.

Additional Information

  • Make Ahead

  • mexican

  • Chicken

  • cheese

  • Starter

  • Nut Free

  • Egg Free

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  • MommyJamrozy 27/03/09 14:05

    This recipe can be adapted to vegetarian, using a meat-free chilli mix, can also be reduced fat, by using low fat cream cheese, etc. Has plenty of taste, and is fantastic for a party dish! I wouldn't recommend allowing children to help, due to having to use sharp knives and a hot oven.