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NVBP Zesty Chicken Dip


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, or the equivalent of chicken tenderloins
  • 1 tsp. NVBP’s Garlic Plus Seasoning
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 16 oz. cream cheese, (2 blocks), room temperature
  • Hot sauce to taste (optional)
  • 1 cup Ranch dressing
  • 2 cups cheese, shredded
  • 1/3 cup blue cheese crumbles


  • Sauté chicken in 1 tbsp. olive over medium-high heat until cooked through (about 4 min. each side) and let cool
  • In same pan, sauté other 2 tbsp. olive oil and onions, celery, and NBP Garlic Plus over medium heat for about 5 min.
  • Turn heat down to low-medium, and stir in salsa. Add in cream cheese, and stir until melted into salsa and vegetable mixture.
  • Meanwhile, chop chicken into small pieces and add chicken to now melted cream cheese mixture. Once combined, add ranch dressing (and hot sauce) 
  • Transfer mixture to casserole or oven proof serving dish. Top with cheese
  • Bake at 350°F for 20 min. or until bubbly
  • Let rest for about 10 minutes, and then stir in desired amount of blue cheese
  • Serve hot with your choice of dippers (try celery Sticks, carrots Sticks, zucchini slices, red pepper strips, or tortilla chips)