Real Mexican Cheese Dip

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I got this recipe off the internet after searching and searching, I kept coming up with only the cheese dip that contains rotel, velveeta and sausage or hamburger meat. I was looking for the real mexican cheese dip like they serve in resturants here in Oklahoma. I think I finally found it!

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  • add   1 tablespoon shortening
  • add   2 cups fresh tomatoes
  • add   1 1/2 cups chopped onions
  • add   1 lb grated American cheese
  • add   1 teaspoon salt
  • add   1 (4 ounce) can green chili peppers (chopped)
  • add   jalapeno peppers (IF YOU LIKE IT HOT)


  1. Saute chopped onion in shortening.
  2. Add fresh tomatoes and chopped green chili peppers.
  3. Add 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper.
  4. Simmer until well blended.
  5. Add 1 lb grated American cheese.
  6. Heat only until cheese melts.
  7. Serve with tortilla chips.
  8. Can add hot jalapeno peppers in addition to chili peppers if you like it HOT.
  9. Makes 1 quart.
  10. Freezes well.