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Velveeta Sausage Dip


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5 from 3 votes
Cook Time : 10 mins
Total Time : 20 mins
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Last Updated on September 13, 2022 by Corinne Schmitt

This Velveeta Sausage Dip is hearty, creamy, and perfect for satisfying your cravings. Plus, it’s easy to make and always a hit at parties!

If you are looking for a party-friendly appetizer then this is the recipe for you. Not only is it quick to make, but it’s also full of cheesy goodness.

Velveeta Sausage Dip in a square dish.

Velveeta Cheese Dip

Cheese dip is believed to be invented by Blackie Donnely, who was the owner of Mexico Chiquito restaurants. However, the history is very vague, so no one really knows where it started. No matter when it started, I think we can all agree that cheese dip is delicious.

Why I Love This Recipe

This Velveeta Sausage Dip is cheesy, flavorful and a great appetizer for parties.

  • Ready in under 30 minutes
  • Easy to make
  • Always a hit at parties
  • Perfect for picky eaters

If you love creamy dip recipes give this Spicy Crab Dip recipe a try.

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Ingredients

This Velveeta Sausage Dip is made with only a few simple ingredients. You can find all of the ingredients at your local grocery store.

  • breakfast pork sausage
  • taco seasoning
  • water
  • Rotel tomatoes with green chilies, drained
  • refried beans
  • Velveeta

Substitutions

Sausage: Turkey sausage can be used instead of pork sausage.

Taco Seasoning: Use homemade taco seasoning instead of store-bought if you prefer.

Equipment Needed / Helpful Tools

You only need a few kitchen tools to help you make this delicious recipe.

How to Make Velveeta Sausage Dip

This Velveeta Sausage Dip takes some effort, but the result is well worth it. It’s a hearty, creamy dip that’s perfect for satisfying your cravings.

Step 1: Cook the sausage

Brown the sausage in a large skillet.

Ground sausage being cooked in a skillet.

Step 2: Add the taco seasoning and water

When the sausage is cooked through, drain the fat then stir in the taco seasoning and water. Stir to combine. Cook until the water is reduced.

Step 3: Add diced tomatoes, beans, and cheese

Add the diced tomatoes with chilies, refried beans, and Velveeta. Stir to combine.

Diced tomatoes and beans added into the cooked sausage in a pan.

Step 4: Melt the cheese

Cook on medium-low until the Velveeta is melted and all the ingredients are well combined. Transfer to a serving bowl before serving.

Velveeta cheese cubes added as a last step in creating Velveeta Sausage Dip.

Variations / Options / Add-Ins

Want to change up this delicious cheese dip recipe? Here are my tried and true swaps for this sausage dip.

Spicy: Add spice to this dip by using spicy sausage instead of mild.

Mild: If you are not a fan of spice, you can use regular diced tomatoes instead of Rotel.

Extra cheesy: Add a small amount of cream cheese when you are melting the Velveeta for an extra cheesy dip.

a hand dipping a tortilla chip in Velveeta Sausage Dip in a square dish.

Serving Suggestions

Wondering what to serve with this dip? Here are my favorite ways to serve them.

Overhead shot of Velveeta Sausage Dip in a square dish next to tortilla chips.

Tips

Want to make sure that your Velveeta Sausage Dip recipe turns out perfectly? Here are my best tips for making this dip recipe.

  • If you are serving this dish for a party, you can keep it warm in a slow cooker or crockpot so that it doesn’t harden back up during the party.
  • I like to dice the Velveeta dip into cubes so that it melts evenly and quickly.
  • Be sure to stir the dip often when you are melting the cheese so that it doesn’t stick to the skillet and burn.

FAQs

Do you have questions about Velveeta Sausage Dip? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

How to store

Store the dip in an airtight container for up to 3 days in the fridge.

How to reheat

Reheat the dip in a pot on the stove over medium-low heat until it is warmed through. Stir often to prevent burning.

Can I freeze Velveeta Sausage Dip?

Yes, you can freeze this dish for up to 3 months. Thaw completely before reheating.

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Velveeta Sausage Dip Recipe

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Velveeta Sausage Dip

Corinne Schmitt
This Velveeta Sausage Dip is hearty, creamy, and perfect for satisfying your cravings. 
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 10 Servings
Calories 197 kcal

Equipment

  • large skillet
  • Measuring cup
  • serving bowl

Ingredients
  

  • ½ pound breakfast pork sausage
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 10 ounces Rotel diced tomatoes with chilies drained
  • 1 cup refried beans
  • 16 ounces Velveeta

Instructions
 

  • Brown the sausage in a large skillet.
  • When the sausage is cooked through, drain the fat then stir in the taco seasoning and water. Stir to combine. Cook until the water is reduced.
  • Add the diced tomatoes with chilies, refried beans, and Velveeta. Stir to combine.
  • Cook on medium low until the Velveeta is melted and all the ingredients are well combined. Transfer to a serving bowl before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1ServingCalories: 197kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 14gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 1287mgPotassium: 266mgFiber: 2gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 844IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 279mgIron: 1mg
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