Texas Smoked Cheese Dip

Texas Smoked Cheese Dip

  • Prep Time Icon prep time: 5 mins 
  • Cook Time Icon cook time: 15 mins 
  • Prep Time Icon prep time: 5 mins 
  • Cook Time Icon cook time: 15 mins 

Texas Smoked Cheese Dip

  • Prep : 5 mins
  • Cooking : 15 mins
  • Serves :

Ingredients

Serves 
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) grated sharp smoked Cheddar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 cup drained fresh salsa (refrigerated, not jarred)
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons mild hot-pepper sauce, such as Frank’s (optional)
  • 1 Panera Bread Sourdough Loaf, cubed
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) grated sharp smoked Cheddar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 cup drained fresh salsa (refrigerated, not jarred)
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons mild hot-pepper sauce, such as Frank’s (optional)
  • 1 Panera Bread Sourdough Loaf, cubed

Directions

Step 1.

Place the cheese and cornstarch in a small saucepan and toss to combine. Add 1 cup of the evaporated milk and cook over low heat, whisking constantly until the cheese has melted and the dip thickened, 10 to 15 minutes. Add evaporated milk as necessary to thin out the dip.

Step 2.

Fold in the salsa, and the hot-pepper sauce (if using). Remove the pan from the heat and serve the dip immediately with the bread cubes.

Tip: If the dip looks grainy instead of smooth, puree it with a stick blender before folding in the salsa. To keep the dip warm, serve it in a preheated stoneware bowl set over a cloth-covered heating pad.

Nutrition (Per Serving)

  • 52 calCalories
  • 3 gProtein
  • 6 gCarbohydrates
  • 2 mgFat
  • 6 mgCholesterol
  • 104 mgSodium
  • 1 gDietary Fiber