Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Indian Starters/Appetizers - Hot Cheese Dip Recipe


Hot Cheese Dip is a simple recipe that consists of melted, softened cheese to which other ingredients are added.  Very tasty for an appetizer. A favourite with the kids while partying. To be taken with crispy bread or crunchy Chips.


Nutritional Analysis:
Good Points
*High in Calcium
Negative Points:
*Very high in Saturated Fat
*High in Sodium
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Ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onion.
  • 1 clove garlic, minced.
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon, crushed.
  • 1 tablespoon margarine or butter.
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch.
  • 3/4 cup  milk.
  • 2 cups shredded cheese.
  • 1 3-ounce package cream cheese, cut up.
  • French bread cubes or tortilla chips.
Method:



1.  In a saucepan cook onion, garlic, and tarragon in margarine or butter.

2.  Stir in the cornstarch.

3.  Add  milk all at once.

4.  Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.

5.  Gradually add cheeses, stirring until melted.

6.  Serve with bread or chips.


[Calories per Serving: 15gms = 40 approx.
 Type of Recipe: Veg.
 Serves: Makes 2 Cups-16 Servings] 

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