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Not Yo Cheese Dip and Nachos

February 21, 2023
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Photo by FreeBelly
  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 10 minutes
  • Serves 10
Author Notes

Not Yo Cheese is an easy-to-make, 3-ingredient recipe using dairy-free cheddar and cream cheese, a can of Rotel, and water.  Simply put all the ingredients in a skillet, melt, and serve.

Use the Not Yo Cheese dip to build my favorite Not Yo Cheese Nachos. —FreeBelly

What You'll Need
  • Cheese Dip
  • 7.5 ounces Dairy-Free Shredded Cheddar (Daiya Preferred)
  • 7.5 ounces Dairy-Free Cream Cheese (Violife Preferred)
  • 10 ounces Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies (Rotel Original Preferred)
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • Nachos
  • 12 ounces Corn Tortilla Chips (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)
  • 16 ounces Refried Beans (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan)
  • 1/2 cup Diary-Free Shredded Cheese (Daiya Preferred)
  • 1/2 cup Red Onion (Diced)
  • 1 Plum Tomato (Diced)
  • 1 Avocado (Diced)
  • 1 Jalepeno (Thinly sliced, Optional)
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro (Chopped)
  1. Cheese Dip
  2. Set skillet or saute pan to medium heat.
  3. Add Dairy-Free Cheddar, dairy-free cream cheese, a can of Rotel with liquid, and 1/2 cup of water to the pan.
  4. Slowly combine ingredients as they melt together.
  5. Once the cheeses have melted and completely combined, remove the pan from heat.
  6. Transfer to your serving dish or airtight container.
  1. Nachos
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a large baking sheet or casserole dish with parchment paper.
  3. Arrange the corn chips on the sheet pan, evenly.
  4. Top with spoonfuls of refried beans, dispursing throughout the pan over the chips.
  5. Pour 2 cups of the cheese dip over the beans and chips. Next, sprinkle the shredded cheese on top.
  6. Bake for 6-8 minutes in preheated oven or until the shredded cheese has melted. Once melted, remove from the oven and place the baking sheet on a heat-resistant surface.
  7. Continue to build the nachos, evenly distributing the diced onions, tomatoes, avocado, sliced jalapenos, and cilantro.
  8. Serve immediately as-is and enjoy.

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