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Mardi Gras Cajun Beer Cheese Dip

Ingredients

  • 8 oz Philadelphia cream cheese softened and cubed
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 7-8 oz Andouille sausage chopped (about 1/2 a package)
  • 1 bottle Abita beer I used Purple Haze
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Cajun seasoning I used Tony Chachere's
  • 1/2 tsp or more to taste Hot sauce ( I used Louisiana brand)
  • Tortilla chips or crusty bread for dipping

Instructions

  • In a skillet add sausage and cook until crispy (the sausage should be already cooked).
  • Remove to a paper towel lined plate and drain.
  • In a large saucepan add cubed cream cheese and beer. Heat over medium, stirring until melted and smooth.
  • Toss shredded cheese with flour and then mix into the cream cheese mixture until melted.
  • Finally add seasonings and hot sauce and remove from heat.
  • Stir in sausage and serve warm.
  • Serve with tortilla chips or crusty French bread for dipping.