White Cheese Dip

recipe
Look for white American cheese in the deli department. We liked the extra spice contributed by 1 can of hot tomatoes--using 2 cans of regular tomatoes yields a much milder dip.

Yield:

8 cups

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 11 Minutes
Cook: 2 Hours, 2 Minutes

Ingredients

1 small onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 (10-ounce) can hot diced tomatoes and green chiles
1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles
1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chiles
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2 pounds deli white American cheese, sliced (we tested with DiLusso)
1 cup milk

Preparation

Place onion in a medium microwave-safe bowl; cover loosely with heavy-duty plastic wrap. Microwave on HIGH 2 minutes. Stir garlic and next 5 ingredients into onion.

Roughly tear cheese slices; place in a 4-quart slow cooker. Pour milk over cheese; add onion mixture. Cover and cook on LOW 2 hours. Stir gently to blend ingredients.

Make Ahead: Spoon dip into serving-size freezer containers, and freeze up to 1 month. Thaw overnight in refrigerator. Reheat in microwave on MEDIUM (50%) power.

Christmas With Southern Living 2006,

Oxmoor House

June 2006
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