Appetizer | October 16, 2018

Easy Sausage Dip

Prep: 0 | Cook: 15 | Yield: 12 Servings
Three ingredients.  Four steps.  You’ll please a crowd with this easy sausage dip without breaking a sweat.  Savory sausage, spicy ro-tel, and smooth cream cheese come together with tortilla chips for a warm and indulgent dip.
Easy sausage dip in a turquoise skillet on a wooden cutting board.

What Do You Need Make Easy Sausage Dip?

This dip is terribly easy.  All you’ll need is:
  1. 2 pounds Italian sausage
  2. 16 ounces cream cheese
  3. 20 ounces ro-tel
Easy sausage dip ingredients on a white washed cutting board.

How Do You Make Easy Sausage Dip?

Making the dip is nearly as simple as the ingredient list!
  1. Brown sausage in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Melt cream cheese into sausage.
  3. Add rotel and heat thru.
  4. Garnish and serve with corn chips.

Pro Tip: Serve dip in a crockpot to keep it warm.

Easy sausage dip process shots.

You Pick The Heat Level!

It’s gotta be a close second to bacon right?  The sausage mixed with tomatoes with green chilis is what gives this dip a little kick. If you want a lot of heat, buy hot sausage and the “hot” ro-tel. We stick to mild all around and it has plenty of flavor and spicy for our taste.

Complete The Spread

Are you making this dip for a ball game? Super bowl? Party? Complete your spread by adding:

Easy sausage dip in a turquoise skillet on a wooden cutting board.

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Easy sausage dip in a turquoise skillet on a wooden cutting board.
Easy Sausage Dip
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins

This 3 ingredient dip will be sure to please a crowd with its savory sausage, smooth cream cheese, and ro-tel to give it a kick.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cream Cheese Dip, easy sausage dip, ro-tel dip
Servings: 12
Calories: 367 kcal
Author: Desarae
  • 2 lbs ground Italian sausage
  • 16 oz cream cheese
  • 20 oz Ro-tel or canned diced tomatoes with green chilis
  1. brown ground sausage and drain excess grease.

  2. Warm cream cheese in same pan with sausage, add rotel.
  3. Stir until cheese is melted and everything combined well.
  4. Serve hot with tortilla chips for dipping.
Recipe Notes

For a mild dip use mild ro-tel and sausage.

For a hot dip use hot ro-tel and sausage.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Sausage Dip
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cup)
Calories 367 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 96mg32%
Sodium 606mg26%
Potassium 328mg9%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 620IU12%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Halloween Variation

Looking for a spooky halloween twist on this recipe?  Try putting the dip in a jello-mold shaped like a brain and then inverting it onto a platter.  It may be gruesome, but it sure is festive!

Easy sausage dip molded into a brain on a white plate.

Easy sausage dip molded into a brain on a white plate.

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  1. So easy and delicious!! I made these for a family dinner and now they’re all convinced I can cook…I didn’t tell them how easy it was! Thanks for posting!