Chili-Cheese Spread

Susan Feliciano


A big hit at tailgate parties, this should be on your menu for Super Bowl Sunday. We like it with Triscuit crackers, but any chip, cracker, or even baked pita chips complement it nicely.

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8-10 people as an appetizer


5 Min


No-Cook or Other


15 oz
can chili without beans
8 oz
neufchatel cream cheese, softened
2 c
finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1-2 dash(es)
hot sauce if desired
1/4 c
chopped cilantro (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

Mix together the chili, cream cheese, shredded sharp cheddar, and hot sauce until very well blended. Mound in a round bowl and shape into a ball-shape.
Press chopped cilatnro all over surface if desired. Serve with crackers, tortilla chips, celery sticks; or even use as a sandwich filling.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Southwestern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy