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Beefy Queso Skillet Dip

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  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 8
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This easy, beefy queso dip made with Old El Paso™ chopped green chilies and taco seasoning mix is loaded with flavour – a perfect kickoff to your game day gathering.
Created Jan 22, 2018
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  • 1 lb (500 g) lean ground beef
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 1 package Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1 can (127 mL) Old El Paso™ chopped green chilies
  • 1 1/4 cups Kraft™ Velveeta™ original prepared cheese product, cut in 1/2-inch cubes (from 450 g package)
  • 2 cups shredded pepper Jack cheese or Monterey Jack
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup diced tomato
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • Tortilla chips, as desired


  • 1
    In 10-inch cast-iron or nonstick skillet, cook beef and onions over medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain. Decrease heat to medium. Stir in taco seasoning mix, red pepper and chilies. Cook 1 to 2 minutes longer or until slightly thickened. Remove from heat; spread beef mixture into even layer.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in large microwavable bowl, mix cheeses and milk. Microwave uncovered on High 4 minutes; stir, then microwave in 30-second intervals until cheese melts and mixture is easily stirred smooth. Pour over beef mixture in skillet. Top with tomato, green onions and cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Serve with additional fresh toppings, such as hot sauce, sour cream, sliced jalapeño chilieschiles or guacamole.
  • Tip 2
    This dip can be made with ground turkey instead of beef.
  • Tip 3
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Nutrition Information

320 Calories, 22g Total Fat, 22g Protein, 10g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 8
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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