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A close up of easy sausage dip. There are jalapeños and tomatoes garnishing.
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Easy Cream Cheese Sausage Dip

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.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 374kcal


  • 2 lbs ground Italian sausage
  • 16 ounces cream cheese
  • 20 ounces Ro-tel or canned diced tomatoes with green chilis
  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  • Brown sausage in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Melt cream cheese into sausage.
  • Add rotel and heat thru.
  • (These next steps are optional) transfer to a casserole dish.
  • Top with shredded mozzarella, heat under broiler until bubbly.
  • Garnish and serve with corn chips, bread, or veggies.


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

Cream Cheese Sausage Dip Q&A

What is Rotel?
Rotel is the brand name for a canned mix of diced tomatoes and green chilis.
Can easy sausage dip be reheated?
Yes - you can store this dip in the fridge for 3-5 days in an airtight container. Reheat in the microwave for about a minute until warmed thru.
How long does cream cheese sausage dip last?
This will keep in the fridge for 3-5 days in an airtight container.
Do you have any holiday variations of this recipe?
Scroll past the recipe card to see how I styled dip for Halloween.


Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 621mg | Potassium: 328mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 635IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1mg