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Sausage Queso Dip


1 pound good-quality bulk sausage

2 tablespoons tomato paste

8 ounces cream cheese

12 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, grated and divided

1 (10-ounce) can tomatoes (such as Rotel)

1 bunch chives, chopped

Tortilla chips


  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees. In a large skillet, cook the sausage. Add tomato paste and cook for 2 minutes. Add the cream cheese and 6 ounces of cheddar and stir until melted. Add the tomatoes and blend.
  2. Pour mixture into an oven-safe dish and top with remaining cheddar cheese. Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 15 minutes. Top with chives and serve with chips.
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