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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Best tailgating dip ever - ugly dip

Feel free to devour

I have a confession. Part of the reason I love tailgating is the food. And not just eating it, but also making it. During the Iowa vs ISU tailgate I brought two dips, a corn & tomato salad, sausage, burgers, a speciality drink and it wasn't even our tailgate.

I decided to break out one my good friend's recipe, and an old K-State tailgate favorite, Ugly Dip. (I actually used to joke it was the only reason I was friends with her so she had better keep on making it).

I kind of forgot to take a picture of it before it was devoured. 

Pretty sure it went over well because I was told by some of the Boy's guy friends don't bother showing up at their homes if I didn't have this dip in tow. Success!

Ingredients for Ugly Dip

8 oz. Sour Cream
8 oz. Hellman's Mayo
8 oz. Shredded Chedder Cheese (I used the Colby/Jack/Cheddar mix and it still worked)
1 - 10 oz. can of Rotel Original Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies
2 - 11 oz. cans of Mexi-corn (well drained)
1 pinch of sugar
1 bunch of green onions chopped (you can use the whole onion if you like)

Mix ingredients well and chill for at least 4 hours or overnight. Caution: The waiting just might kill you.

p.s. You'll be glad if you read this all the way through because I am giving away another pair of boots this week! Stay tuned.

15 comments:

  1. That does sounds very good. :) Doesn't sound/look ugly to me. :)

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  2. May have to give it a try!! Thanks, always looking for new, easy recepies.

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  3. YUM! Sounds awesome. This might be a funny question, but what is Mexi-corn like? Sometimes I have a tough time finding certain ingredients in rural Canada, so in case I can't actually find Mexi-corn I can maybe find or make something similar to it.

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    1. Shari, I know my mom has the same problem. It is canned corn that has a little bit of green and red peppers in it. I think if you bought regular corn and then added peppers it would be very similar.

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  4. Ugly dip looks beautiful! lol
    Looks like a MUST TRY for us. Thanks for sharing the recipe...
    A boot giveaway...I"M IN! I STILL don't have my new birthday boots(my bday was March) this could be the ticket! ha ha

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    1. My birthday is in March too! Watch for more details in the next few days.

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  5. I could totally get down with that, minus the mayo. I would just put in more sour cream : )

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  6. Wow that sounds amazing! Gonna have to try it for sure!

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  7. Saved it! Sounds like something hubby might like. Is it spicy with the green chilies? We don't like a lot of spice. :|
    Maybe I'd try it with just diced tomatoes? :o)

    And probably cut it in half since we don't do tailgates, haha.
    Or maybe fix it for the reunion, if I even remember. :oP

    Have a great night!

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  8. There aren't many chiles in at all, and I don't find it very spicy. A full batch makes quite a bit, so cutting down to half won't be a bad idea.

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  9. Is this T-Baugh's family recipe? This stuff is delicious. Thanks for posting the recipe..

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    1. Yup, sure it. It is amazing stuff!

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  10. I have been making a nearly identical version of this dip for a while now. I use grated pepper jack cheese instead of cheddar. Also...this summer I had left over corn on the cob so I cut that off and then used fresh red peppers. Now it was not "ugly" ....it was beautiful as in heavenly with that garden fresh taste.

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  11. Do you eat this with tortilla chips or corn or both? Also has anyone tried using cream cheese instead of sour cream?

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