Nacho  Salsa  Dip






1 pound ground beef

  1/3 cup chopped onion

2 pounds process cheese (Velveeta), cubed

1 jar (16 ounces) chunky salsa

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Tortilla chips or cubed French bread





In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink.

Drain well.





Transfer to a greased 3 quart slow cooker; stir in the cheese, salsa and garlic powder.

Cover and cook on low for 3 hours.


Stir; serve with tortilla chips or cubed bread.



Serves 7 cups






Blue  Cheese  Dip






1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened

1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese

2 tablespoons milk

1 teaspoon unsweetened apple juice

3 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted

Assorted fresh vegetables






In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, blue cheese, milk and juice until blended.


Cover and refrigerate.


Just before serving, fold in pecans.


Serve with vegetables.



Serves 2/3 cup






Greek  Dip






1/2 cup milk

1/2 cup 1% cottage cheese

1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel

pepper to taste

Assorted fresh vegetables






In a blender, combine the milk, cottage cheese, feta cheese, oregano, lemon peel and pepper.

Cover and process until smooth.


Transfer to a small bowl.


Serve with vegetables.



Serves 1 1/4 cups







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