Tex-Mex Salsa Dip, served WARM
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
½ cup sour cream
1 cup pineapple salsa or tomato salsa
1 cup shredded Colby-Jack cheese
1 can (2.25 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
¼ cup chopped green onions
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Place cream cheese in medium bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth, about 1 minute. Stir in sour cream. Spread in a 9-inch baking dish.
Spread salsa over cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with shredded cheese
Bake mixture until bubbly, 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with green onions.
Serve dip warm with tortilla chips and a freshly cut carrot and celery sticks and green and red pepper wedges.
Yield: 4-6 servings
For extra zip and authentic Mexican flavor, drain one 2.25-ounce can of diced jalapeños , and stir into the cream cheese in Step 1. For less spice, us a can of diced green pepper, not jalapeños.
This recipe has been kitchen tested.
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