My Mother-In-Law, a master hostess, makes this dip when she entertains large groups. It totally saved my 4th of July celebration.
12oz cream cheese, softened (1 1/2 blocks of cream cheese)
2 cups sour cream
1 16oz bottle of salsa (or 2 cups of salsa)
2 cups shredded cheese
1 tomato, diced
1/2 sweet bell pepper, diced
1/4 sweet onion, diced or
3-4 green onions, sliced thinly
In a large bowl, mix cream cheese and sour cream until completely combined and free of lumps.
Spread cream cheese mixture in the bottom of a large, shallow decorative dish (or large shallow plastic container, like I did).
Evenly pour salsa over cream cheese mixture.
Evenly top salsa layer with shredded cheese.
Sprinkle chopped vegetables on top of cheese.
Serve with gluten free tortilla chips or crackers.
Bask in the glory of your successful dip.
Cuisine:Central/South American - Mexican
Cooking method:Not cooked
Special ingredients:no dried fruits, no fresh / raw fruits that don't get cooked by the end of the recipe, no fermented / pickled foods, no seeds, no beans / legumes / pulses, no dried / ground spices, no meat / poultry, no alcohol, no grains
Just right for...:Great for kids, Crowds/parties, Comfort food, Quick & easy, Picnics, Summer favorites
Top 8 allergens?:gluten-free, egg-free, soy-free, fish-free, shellfish-free, nut-free, peanut-free
Active/prep time:0-15 minutes
Total time (inc active/prep):15 minutes or less
Substitution ideas:Like all packaged foods, check the ingredients on your salsa to make sure it's safe for your diet.
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