Texas Bean Dip
(From Houston Junior League Cookbook)


1/2 pound butter

1/3 pound sharp cheese, grated

2 jalapeño peppers, chopped, plus a little juice

1 small onion, grated

1 clove garlic, crushed

1 can (15 oz.) Ranch Style beans (or beans in chili-seasoned sauce)


Heat all ingredients, except beans, in double boiler until cheese melts. Add beans which have been pureed in blender. Serve hot in a chafing dish with tostados.

Makes about 1 quart


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