3 Ingredient Sausage Dip with Rotel

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A quick and easy warm and cheesy dip perfect for a snack or party appetizer. This 3 ingredient sausage dip with Rotel is also naturally keto approved.

This simple 3 ingredient sausage dip with Rotel might just be the easiest dip you make for your next party, pot luck or snack session. Seriously just 3 ingredients and you'll be ready to enjoy this creamy dip in about 15 minutes. Easily a keto approved dip as all 3 ingredients are the perfect addition to your low carb meal plan.

If you are looking for a delicious recipe addition to your menu for the big game, this easy 3-ingredient dip recipe is always a crowd favorite. There is a reason that this flavorful dip is a huge hit at family gatherings and super bowl parties year after year. Who doesn't love finding great recipes that take nothing more than a few minutes and some simple ingredients.

3 Ingredient Sausage Dip with Rotel

Whether your are prepping snacks for game day or you are wanting to keep a healthy keto snack on hand, this easy recipe is a great choice!

What is Needed to Make This Sausage Rotel Dip?

As we mentioned, this recipe only requires 3 simple ingredients:

The tools you need to have on hand to make this dip:

  • Large skillet
  • Wooden spoon or mixing spatula

How to Make this 3 Ingredient Sausage Dip with Rotel?

Follow these simple instructions to make this delicious sausage dip:

  • In a large skillet, cook ground sausage on medium-high heat until no longer pink.
  • Reduce heat to low.
  • Add Velveeta and Rotel in the skillet with cooked sausage, stirring often until the cheese is completely melted.
  • Transfer dip to bowl and serve immediately with keto crackers, veggies, or your favorite low carb dippers.

What is Rotel Dip Made of?

Different Rotel dips are made of different ingredients, this keto friendly version, however is made of Velveeta Cheese, pork sausage and Rotel tomatoes with green chiles. Not all Rotel Sausage dips will be keto friendly, so be sure and know what version you are eating before you dig in.

How is this Dip Keto Approved?

All of the ingredients for this Rotel sausage dip are low in carbs, making it keto approved. The higher fat content is perfect for helping to boost your daily intake. Ultimately making this 3 ingredient rotel sausage dip a fantastic keto option.

What Variations Can Be Made for this Rotel Sausage Dip?

So you don't have these specific ingredients on hand? Not to worry, this is an extremely forgiving recipe and the variations you can make to it are plentiful. Here are just some of the changes you can make:

Use Salsa

If you don't have rotel on hand or if you just want a little more spice, you can swap out the Rotel with a jar of your favorite salsa!

Use Hot Sausage

If you want your dip to be extra spicy, use hot sausage, extra spicy sausage or even hot Italian sausage in place of regular pork sausage. It adds a great amount of heat.

Use Beef

No sausage on hand? Feel free to swap it out for ground beef.

Be Creative With Your Choice of Spices

Feel free to add any spices that you want to the dip. A keto friendly taco or fajita seasoning is a great option.

Top with Green Onions

For added taste and garnishment, add chopped green onions to the dip before serving. It tastes great!

Our Tips for Making This the Best 3 Ingredient Sausage Dip

Drain the Excess Grease

To keep the texture right and prevent it from being too greasy, be sure and drain the excess grease from the sausage before adding in the other ingredients.

Keep It Warm

To prevent the dip from getting too hard and to keep it warm, put the dip in a small crock pot once its done, keeping it on the warm setting. This will keep your dip warm and delicious from the first bite to the last.

Store It Properly

This dip will stay good for several days if stored properly. Once the party is over, put the leftover dip into an airtight container and store it in the fridge for 3-4 days.

Swap Out The Cheese

Velvetta not your style? Not to worry, you can swap it out for your favorite cheese. Choose any medium to hard cheese and give it a shot. Pepper jack is a favorite of those that have a taste for a little extra spice.

cheese dip with sausage and rotel in bowl.

What Can Be Served with this Easy Sausage Dip?

This delicious and easy sausage dip is an easy appetizer and can be served with any keto snack you would like! Here are some of the most common keto snack that you'll see served with it:

  • Celery sticks
  • Sliced bell peppers
  • Keto friendly crackers (like these keto copycat Cheez-Its)
  • Pork Rinds

This great dip will be the hit of the party!

rotel dip with sausage in bowl.

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3 Ingredient Sausage Dip with Rotel

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

A, easy, cheesy warm sausage dip made with Rotel and keto approved. Perfect for a quick snack or as a party appetizer.


  • 1 lb ground pork sausage
  • 16 oz Velveeta, cut into cubes
  • 10 oz Rotel Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies


    1. In a large skillet, cook ground sausage on medium-high heat until no longer pink.
    2. Reduce heat to low.
    3. Add Velveeta and Rotel in the skillet with cooked sausage, stirring often until the cheese is completely melted.
    4. Transfer dip to bowl and serve immediately with crackers, veggies, or your favorite dippers. 
    Nutrition Information:
    Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 362Total Fat: 28gTrans Fat: 0gCarbohydrates: 5gNet Carbohydrates: 4gFiber: 1gProtein: 20g

    Nutrition facts are auto- populated by the app for this recipe card, numbers may vary. For best results, input your exact brand ingredients into a recipe analyzer like Verywell or MyFitnessPal.

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