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A chip dipping into the finished ROTEL Sausage Dip.
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Cheesy Sausage Dip

This Cheesy Mexican ROTEL Sausage Dip is always the first thing to go at parties! It’s super easy to make, serves 12-15 people, and costs just $7.78 to make! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese, dip
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 275kcal
Cost: $7.78


  • large deep skillet
  • Wooden spoon


  • 1 pound breakfast or hot pork sausage
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 Tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 10 ounce can Rotel with jalapenos if not jalapenos, then chiles, drained
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 2 cup shredded cheddar


  • Bag of tortilla chips


  • Preheat a large, deep skillet over medium heat. Add sausage and break the meat apart with the back of a wooden spoon. Cook until browned, and then drain off fat.
  • While the sausage cooks, add cornstarch to a small bowl with 2 Tablespoons of milk. Use a fork to mix together and set aside.
  • Add taco seasoning, drained Rotel, cream cheese, cheddar, milk, and cornstarch mixture and stir until the cheese is melted and everything is combined about 2-4 minutes.
  • Pour dip into a serving bowl and serve with tortilla chips.


Instead of breakfast or hot pork sausage, you can use ground Italian sausage or ground beef. 


Serving: 0.33cup | Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 446mg | Potassium: 210mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 551IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 1mg