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Southwest Ranch Cream Cheese Dip

Loaded Cream Cheese Dip is full of southwest flavor with black beans, corn, salsa, lime and plenty of seasonings. Serve with chips, crackers or veggies.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, tex-mex
Keyword: cream cheese dip
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 380kcal
Author: Kristin Maxwell

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cream cheese brick, softened to room temperature
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • ½ cup salsa
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 ounce packet of Ranch dip seasoning mix or 2 tablespoons
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 ½ cups freshly grated Pepper-Jack cheese
  • 15 ounces black beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 ounces corn drained
  • Fresh chives minced, for garnish
  • Chips, pretzels, crackers or veggies for dipping

Instructions

  • In a medium sized bowl, mix together softened cream cheese and sour cream until combined and smooth. You can do this by hand or use an electric mixer. Stir in salsa and lime juice.
  • Stir in Ranch mix and other seasonings until well blended. (in place of individual seasonings, you can use 2 tablespoons of taco seasoning).
  • Stir in Pepper-Jack cheese, black beans and corn. If desired, reserve 1/4 cup of each the beans and corn for garnishing the top of the dip.
  • Spread dip into serving dish and garnish with fresh minced chives (and beans and corn if you choose). Serve with Chips, pretzels, crackers or veggies for dipping.
  • Chill for 30 minutes or so to thicken and set. Serve with tortilla chips, crackers, pretzels or veggies for dipping.

Notes

Servings are approximate. This dip will serve anywhere from 6-10 people, depending on how hungry they are. 

Nutrition

Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 1025mg | Potassium: 462mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1135IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 238mg | Iron: 2mg