By People Staff
September 01, 2016 12:00 PM
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Credit: Iain Bagwell

Jessie James Decker’s Cajun Cheese Dip

Makes: 5 cups

2 cloves garlic, grated
½ cup thinly sliced scallions, divided
1 tbsp. butter
1 lb. crawfish tails or lump crabmeat, drained and rinsed
1 (1-lb.) block processed cheese
2 (10-oz.) cans diced tomatoes with green chilies, drained
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper

1. In a medium pot over medium-high heat, sauté garlic and white parts of scallions in butter until slightly tender. Mix in crawfish or crab and cook for about 5 minutes on low. Pour mixture into a bowl and set aside.

Add cheese and tomatoes to empty pot and cook over medium-low heat until melted and combined. Stir in reserved scallion mixture. Heat on low until well blended and very warm. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with sliced green scallion tops.

Active time:
15 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes