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Fast & Easy Recipe For Spicy Onion and Tomato Chip Dip

Killer App: Spicy Onion and Tomato Dip

This weekend, I'll be spending Labor Day at a friend's barbecue bash. She's already got the barbecue and its essential accoutrements entirely covered, so I've been racking my brain to come up with an appropriate contribution. I had no idea what that was going to be — until I had a lightbulb moment for the perfect pièce de résistance.Since I won't be spending the holiday with family, I figure I'll bring a bit of my family to the festivities. As a child, I hardly liked spicy food, but from the first time I watched my mother whip together this slightly cooling, slightly fiery cream dip, I was hooked. It's one part Southern, one part retro, and 10 parts addictive, whether served with Ruffles, saltines, or celery sticks. See the two-second recipe when you keep reading.

Spicy Onion and Tomato Dip

Spicy Onion and Tomato Dip

Fast & Easy Recipe For Spicy Onion and Tomato Dip

Ingredients

  1. 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  2. 1/2 large tomato, diced
  3. 1 clove garlic, minced
  4. 1/3 onion, diced
  5. 1 tablespoon hot sauce, such as Frank's Red Hot, or more, to taste
  6. 1 tablespoon sweet paprika
  7. Crinkle-cut potato chips, saltines, or vegetable sticks, for dipping

Directions

Combine all ingredients together, stirring until fully incorporated.

Makes 1 1/2 cups.

bonniebonnie bonniebonnie 7 years
I made this but I put it on a burger and it was AWESOME. My husband and I ate the leftovers the next day with pita and it was still AWESOME.
Lorelei-LeFae Lorelei-LeFae 8 years
YUM!
Iveenia Iveenia 8 years
this looks so :DROOL: i hv to make this at home :) thank you :HEART:
AmberHoney AmberHoney 8 years
Good one Yum, I need lots of ways use up my huge tomato booty in my garden. I made the catsup you posted, curried catsup, tom sauce a gajillion ways, salsa, sundried tom pesto, pickled cherry toms, stuffed tomatoes and have given friends, neighbors and countrymen all I can.
CoconutPie CoconutPie 8 years
Oh, that sounds really good! Bookmarking it.
Food Food 8 years
Good question -- I often use Romas, or a less seedy variety, but if you're cutting open and extra-juicy tomato, you might take the time to seed it, too, if it bothers you.
RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 8 years
To the above poster: I'm pretty sure you leave the tomatoes whole and then dice them. They'd let you know in the recipe if there was a need to seed them. Besides, it probably wouldn't make a terrible lot of a difference.
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