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  • Prep
    10 min
  • Total
    40 min
  • Servings
    6 to 8

Cheesy Chili Dip

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) of olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 jalapeños, seeded and finely diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 tsp (20 mL) of chili powder
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) of ground cumin
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) of oregano
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) each of salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) of tomato paste
  • 1 can (796 mL) of diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (540 mL) of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 8 slices of Saputo Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1 bag (300 g) of tortilla chips

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet set over medium heat. Cook onion, jalapeño, garlic, chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt and pepper for 2 to 3 minutes or until vegetables have softened. Stir in tomato paste and cook for 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes and beans, then bring to a simmer. Cook for 12 to 15 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  2. Transfer mixture to an 8-inch (2 L) square baking dish and top with Saputo Monterey Jack cheese slices. Broil for 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese has melted and is golden brown. Garnish with green onion and serve with tortilla chips.

Tip:

For meat lovers, add 1/2 lb (250 g) of ground beef in with the vegetable mixture, cooking for a few minutes longer until the meat browns.