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Southwest Kale 'n Queso Dip

Jump on the kale bandwagon with this delicious creamy dip full of southwestern spice. Three melted cheeses make this a flavorful dip popular enough for a crowd!

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Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 4 cups shredded kale
  • 2 Tbsp. (about 1/2 of 1-oz. pkg.) reduced-sodium taco seasoning mix
  • 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) Neufchatel cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup black bean and corn salsa
  • ½ cup shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese
  • 4 oz. reduced-fat pepper Jack cheese, shredded, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • WHEAT THINS Original Snacks

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Recipe Tips


Heat oven to 400°F.


Cook kale in large ovenproof skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat 1 to 2 min. or just until wilted, stirring frequently. Add taco seasoning mix; cook and stir 2 min.


Add Neufchatel cheese, salsa, mozzarella and 1/2 cup pepper Jack cheese; stir. Cook on medium heat 4 to 5 min. or until cheeses are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with remaining pepper Jack cheese.


Bake 8 to 10 min. or until cheese is melted and dip is heated through.


Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve with WHEAT THINS.

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