Italian Chicken Dip

13
Cathie Valentine

By
@cataharin

I love chicken, cream cheese, cheese and dips. I came up with this recipe when thinking about an upcoming party I was hosting. I always like to serve a new dip. This dip was a huge success.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This scrumptious dip is creamy and hearty. The Italian seasonings mixed with the tangy dressing is soaked up by the chicken and makes this dip delicious. The cream cheese and mozzarella cheese melted together with the chicken is really what pulls this dip together. Set this hot dip out with some tortilla chips or even crusty bread slices and watch it disappear. Depending on how you serve it, you can use it for a casual evening with friends or for a holiday party. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8-12
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

4
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
2 pkg
cream cheese, low-fat
3 c
part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded
1 tsp
tarragon, dried
1 tsp
basil, dried
2 tsp
garlic powder
salt and pepper, to taste
1 c
Italian salad dressing (i used olive garden signature italian dressing)
1/4 c
reserved chicken stock

How to Make Italian Chicken Dip

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Boil chicken in large pot.
  • 2When done, shred chicken with 2 forks. Reserve chicken stock in case dip is too thick. (can add a little stock)
  • 3Take basil and tarragon and rub between hands to let the flavors come out.
  • 4Take the shredded chicken and mix with the salad dressing and reserved stock. Add the spices and mix well. Salt and pepper to taste. Mix well.
  • 5In a large pot, heat chicken mixture on medium heat. Add the cream cheese and melt.
  • 6Next, add 2 cups mozzarella and melt.
  • 7Transfer to a casserole dish sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
  • 8Add the remaining 1 cup of mozzarella cheese on top of the chicken mixture.
  • 9Bake at 350* for 20 minutes increase the temp to 400* and bake for 10 minutes to make golden brown. Serve with corn chips, tortilla chips or any other chip or crackers.
  • 10Note: Can double recipe and place in a slow cooker. Still add part of mozzarella cheese on top. Heat on low.

Printable Recipe Card

About Italian Chicken Dip

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #cheesy, #Party, #Dip




Show 7 Comments & Reviews

Simple Dip Recipes For Your Next Gathering

Simple Dip Recipes For Your Next Gathering

Kitchen Crew

From spinach and artichoke to classic onion and cheese, there's nothing better than starting an evening with friends than with a tasty dip. It's like a magical appetizer nobody can...

12 Easy To Make Cheese Balls Recipe

12 Easy to Make Cheese Balls

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

There's nothing cheesy about a cheese ball! This vintage app is making a comeback. Get the party started with crowd favorite cheese balls.

25 Game-day Recipes That'll Make You The Mvp

25 Game-Day Recipes That'll Make You the MVP

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Whether your favorite team wins or loses, everyone will be a winner after they snack on these crowd-pleasing recipes.