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  • Prep
    15 min
  • Total
    30 min
  • Servings

Warm Chili Cheese Dip with Spicy Sausage

Sitting down with the family to watch the big game? Get the nachos out and try this recipe for warm chili cheese dip with spicy sausage… ready in just 15 minutes! Tasty and creamy!


  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 30 mL (2 tbsp) or salted or unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 30 mL (2 tbsp) flour
  • 5 mL (1 tsp) chili powder
  • 250 mL (1 cup) milk
  • 125 mL (1/2 cup) or sour cream
  • 450 g (1 lb) Armstrong Medium Cheddar Cheese, grated
  • 2 large spicy sausages, casing removed
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 60 mL (1/4 cup) pickled jalapeños, drained, roughly chopped
  • Sufficient quantity tortilla chips


  1. In a saucepan on medium heat, fry 1/2 of the chopped onion in butter for 4 minutes, until softened. Add garlic and flour, cook for 1 minute stirring constantly. Add chili powder and milk and mix well.
  2. Cook, stirring constantly for 3 minutes or until the sauce has come to a boil and thickened. Add sour cream and cheddar and stir until melted and smooth. Remove from heat.
  3. In a frying pan on medium-high heat, cook the sausage, breaking apart as you go, for 5 minutes, until nicely browned. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Pour the warm chili cheese into a serving bowl, top with sausage meat, tomatoes, remaining onions, and pickled jalapeños. Serve with tortilla chips.
  5. Like this warm chili cheese dip? Try out our Armstrong cheese dip recipe!


*You can use this dip cold as a tasty sandwich spread or late night snack! For a sharper flavour substitute all or part of the cheese for Armstrong Old Cheddar Cheese or Extra Old Cheddar Cheese.

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