Cheesy Sausage Salsa Verde Dip
 
 
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. PORK SAUSAGE
  • 1 Tablespoon TACO SEASONING
  • ¼ teaspoon GROUND RED PEPPER
  • 1 14 oz. can BLACK BEANS, drained and rinsed
  • 1½ cups SALSA VERDE*
  • ½ cup WATER
  • 2 Tablespoons BUTTER
  • 3 Tablespoons FLOUR
  • 1¾ cup MILK
  • 1 4 oz. can DICED GREEN CHILES
  • 4 oz. MONTERREY JACK CHEESE, shredded
  • CHOPPED CILANTRO, for garnish
Instructions
  1. Brown sausage and drain any grease.
  2. Stir in taco seasoning, ground red pepper, black beans, salsa verde and water. Bring to a bubble and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  3. In a medium saucepan, melt butter. Add flour and stir. Cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Slowly whisk in milk. Turn heat to medium high. Stir frequently until bubbling and thickened.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in green chiles and cheese.
  6. When the cheese is melted, add to sausage mixture and stir well.
  7. Serve immediately or put in a little crock pot to keep warm until serving.
Notes
*If you don't have salsa verde, you can substitute your salsa of choice.
Recipe by Crumbs and Chaos at http://www.crumbsandchaos.net/2016/02/cheesy-sausage-salsa-verde-dip/