November 20, 2016

Turkey Fiesta Dip

Yum
On the Menu Today~
{Our Favorite Recipe from Last Thanksgiving}
Turkey Fiesta Dip🦃


Some recipes are worth repeating and
this one definitely is.....
Turkey Fiesta Dip is fantastic and
I can't think of a better way to use up 
left-over Thanksgiving turkey, than in this dip!



We always have the usual Thanksgiving "line up" or
"family favorites"....Turkey, Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy,
Pumpkin Pie, Cranberries...but every Thanksgiving,
I try to add a new recipe to the "line up"......
some recipes make the cut and 
are added to the line-up next year,
while others become part of that,
"never again for Thanksgiving" list and are soon forgotten.


I am happy to say that Turkey Fiesta Dip,
made the "cut" last year and then some. 
This dip is great to serve during football games,
super bowl parties and well, just because. It's that good!
Don't have left-over turkey?
No problem....pick up a rotisserie chicken!


When you are all turkeyed out and
you couldn't possibly eat another turkey sandwich...
reach for this recipe....it's a delicious way to re-invent turkey🦃




Turkey Fiesta Dip
Ingredients
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 ounces salsa of your choice
  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 (10 3/4 oz) can condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1 (10 oz) can diced tomatoes with green chilies, drained
  • 1 (4 oz) can diced green chilies, drained
  • 4 cups shredded cooked turkey or chicken
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • corn chips or tortilla chips
Cooking Directions
  1. In a large skillet, saute' green pepper, onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add the chili powder, salt, pepper, and cumin; cook 1 minute longer. Add salsa and heat for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and mayo until smooth. Add the soup, tomatoes and diced green chilies. Stir in the turkey, 1 cup cheese blend and green pepper mixture.
  3. Transfer to a greased 11 x 7 inch baking dish.
  4. Sprinkle with green onions and remaining cheese blend.
  5. Bake uncovered at 350º for 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly. 
  6. Let stand for 5 minutes. Serve with corn chips or tortilla dippers.
Turkey, Dip, Cheese, Mexican, Thanksgiving, Appetizer

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