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sausage cheese dip in slow cooker

Slow Cooker Sausage and Pepper Jack Cheese Dip

Did you know you can make cheese dip in your slow cooker? Using fresh cheese and only 6 ingredients, this sausage cheese dip will be your new favorite for game day or gatherings!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 283kcal


  • 12 oz ground pork sausage
  • 8 oz pepper jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons salsa verde
  • tortilla chips for dipping


  • Crumble and brown sausage in skillet over medium high heat until fully cooked through
  • Drain any grease and transfer sausage to slow cooker
  • Shred pepper jack cheese using a box grater or food processor and then toss cheese with flour
  • Add to slow cooker along with butter, milk and salsa
  • Cover and heat on high for 1-2 hours or low for 2-3 hours until cheese is fully melted, be sure to stir every 30 minutes or so to ensure proper melting
  • Serve with chips or as desired


  • Use a 2-3 quart slow cooker 
  • A salad shooter is amazing for shredding cheese
  • Let cool completely, store in air tight containers in fridge up to 3 days 

How To Prep Ahead

  • Brown sausage ahead of time and stored in fridge for up to 3 days
  • Shred cheese up to 3 days in advance and store it in a zipper bag with all air removed

How To Store Leftovers

  • Let cool completely then store in air tight containers in fridge up to 3 days



Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 490mg | Potassium: 177mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 390IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 251mg | Iron: 0.8mg