The perfect dip for a party, this crockpot creamy sausage dip is zesty, cheesy, and made easily in the slow cooker! #rotel #sausage #creamy #cheesy #dip #party #gameday #tailgate #crockpot #slowcooker
Print Recipe
5 from 6 votes

Cheesy Crockpot Sausage Rotel Dip

Perfect for game day or a party, this creamy sausage and rotel dip is loaded with extra cheese and made easily in the crockpot!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: creamy sausage dip, rotel dip
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 444kcal


  • drizzle olive oil
  • 1 lb. ground pork sausage roll
  • 1 lb. spicy ground pork sausage roll
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp minced dried onion
  • 16 oz cream cheese, cubed
  • 20 oz Ro-tel diced tomatoes and green chiles (undrained)
  • 1 tsp hot sauce
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • minced fresh chives, for garnish


  • Add a small drizzle of olive oil in a large skillet, and heat over MED-HIGH heat.  Add both sausages and cook, breaking up meat with a wooden spoon as you cook, until sausage is browned, about 6-8 minutes.
  • Drain cooked sausage, then add to crockpot insert.  Top with garlic powder, dried onion, cubed cream cheese, Ro-tel, hot sauce, pinch of salt and pepper, and 1 cup of the cheddar cheese.
  • Stir well, then cover and cook on LOW for 3-4 hours, or HIGH for 1.5-2 hours.  Remove cover and sprinkle with remaining 1 cup of cheddar cheese, then cover again and cook another 10-15 minutes, until cheese is melted.
  • Sprinkle with minced chives and serve hot.


Recipe serves 12 people as an appetizer.


  • Brown sausage as directed in step 1.  Drain and return to skillet.  Add garlic powder, dried onion, cubed cream cheese, Ro-tel, hot sauce, pinch of salt and pepper, and 1 cup of the cheddar cheese.
  • Stir well, then cook on MED-LOW until hot and bubbly.
  • Sprinkle top with remaining 1 cup cheddar cheese, then cook another 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Garnish as desired and serve hot.


Calories: 444kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 115mg | Sodium: 734mg | Potassium: 350mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 810IU | Vitamin C: 5.4mg | Calcium: 194mg | Iron: 1.6mg