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Dip Into Big Game Flavor

Celebrate Big Game 53 with these team-inspired recipes

January 22, 2019

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Big game Sunday means big flavors and the makers of Hormel® chili know a thing about big, bold flavors. This year, the Hormel® chili brand partnered with “Chopped” Champion Chef Kenneth Temple to create one-of-a-kind chili cheese dips inspired by participants of the biggest event in football.

Dynasty Dip

  • Hands-On Time

    5 minutes
  • Total Time

    10 minutes
  • Serves

    8
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 (16-ounce) can baked beans
  • 1 (15-ounce) can HORMEL® Chili No Beans
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 chopped chives or green onions
  • as desired crackers or corn chips

Instructions

In medium saucepan over medium heat, cook onion in oil 1 to 2 minutes or until onion is translucent. Add baked beans, chili, brown sugar, pepper, dry mustard and salt. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese until melted.

Garnish with chives. Serve hot with crackers or corn chips.

City of Angels Chili Dip

  • Hands-On Time

    5 minutes
  • Total Time

    10 minutes
  • Serves

    8
  • 1 (15-ounce) can HORMEL® Chili Turkey No Beans
  • 1 (1-pound) package pasteurized prepared white cheese product, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely diced white onion
  • 12 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, sliced

Instructions

In medium microwave-safe bowl, stir together chili, cheese product, water, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, and pepper; cover. Microwave on HIGH 4 to 5 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted, stirring once.

In small bowl, combine onion and cilantro. Garnish dip with onion mixture and sliced jalapeño pepper.

In addition to the New England- and Los Angeles- themed recipes, Chef Kenneth also developed a chili cheese dip infused with a soulful twist, inspired by his hometown of New Orleans. To round out his chili dip creations, Chef Kenneth crafted a barbeque chili cheese dip that even Kansas City’s finest grill masters could get behind.

Crescent City Chili Dip

  • Hands-On Time

    15 minutes
  • Total Time

    20 minutes
  • Serves

    8
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 6 ounces andouille sausage, sliced
  • 1/4 cup finely diced green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely diced celery
  • 1/4 cup finely diced onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 (15-ounce) can red beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can HORMEL® Chili No Beans
  • 2 teaspoons Creole/Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • as desired baguette slices

Instructions

In medium saucepan over medium heat, heat oil. Add sausage and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Add bell pepper, celery, onion and garlic. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until vegetables are softened.

Add red beans, chili, Creole/Cajun seasoning and cayenne. Bring mixture to boil. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese until melted.

Garnish with green onions. Serve with baguette slices.

KC BBQ Chili Dip

  • Hands-On Time

    5 minutes
  • Total Time

    10 minutes
  • Serves

    8
  • 1 (15-ounce) can HORMEL® Chili No Beans
  • 1 (1-pound) package pasteurized prepared cheese product, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups burnt ends, divided
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup barbeque sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions

Instructions

In medium microwave-safe bowl, stir together chili, cheese product, ¾ cup burnt ends, water, cayenne, chili powder, cumin, and salt; cover. Microwave on HIGH 4 to 5 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted, stirring once.

Garnish with remaining burnt ends, barbeque sauce and green onions.

Chef’s note: Use your favorite burnt ends and barbeque sauce.

For more game day favorites from the Hormel® chili brand, visit www.hormel.com/Brands/HormelChili.