Southwest Dipping Sauce

Southwest Dipping Sauce - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

6 Fresh green chiles, roasted over wood chips, peeled

2 roasted bell peppers

3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Spanish Olive Oil

2 Cloves garlic, crushed

3 Large fresh tomatoes, peeled and finely chopped

1 Cup shredded Longhorn or other cheese

Sea Salt and additional heat to taste

Directions

Puree (liquefy) two roasted chiles and both bell peppers, the garlic, and about 3/4 of one tomato (Ro-tel canned can be diced for this) in food processor.
Combine with diced chiles, diced tomatoes and juice, and cheese. Cover and chill. Warm some crusty bread. Serve.

BTW, after seeing folks on here sing the praises of Ro-tel tomatoes with green chiles, I finally found some at the Ocean State Job Lot. As usual, all praise was deserved. Ro-tel "brightens up" any relevant recipe. At 0.59 a can, worth every penny. Now if I can get my grocery store to carry...

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Latest Reviews

"Followed the recipe, and it was the best roast ever. I served it to four fiends, and they all wanted the recipe. We made sandwiches two days later and had the same results, best flavor for a sandwich from a pot roast ever." - glen r.

"I made this cake and it was amazing. I used a double batch to make a three tier cake. I iced it with buttercream frosting and some lemon juice and topped it off with shredded coconut and some lemon zest. It looked amazing and tasted even better. Also it was one of the easiest cakes I've ever made. Will definitely make it again!" - frankiebuddy

"The sauce was amazing, it did turn out to be very thick. I was able to fix a hole in my wall with the leftovers! Kidding, very good..." - russell b.

"If sweet little baby Jesus floated down from a cloud and handed you a bowl of soup, this would be it. This soup was so good that I created a username just to review and comment on it. I made the soup exactly as written. Even after adding the cream cheese I was still skeptical that it would come ... " - learningtogether

"No tomatoes in this recipe for chicken enchiladas, just a satisfying cheese and chicken filling with..." - nunpunch

"Delicious recipe! In a rush I was able to simmer for 45 mins and use some red wine that's been sitting in the cabinet. To make this healthier I used whole wheat thin spaghetti and no salt added cans except for the tomato paste." - zach g.

Happy cooking...