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Beef Chile con Queso Dip

This beef chile con queso is so delicious, you will want it every week!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword beef chile con queso
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 3 cups
Calories 518kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

Meat Mixture

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ purple onion diced
  • ½ pound grass fed beef
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • dash of pepper

Cheese Mixture

  • 8 ounces Velveeta cut into chunks
  • 12 ounces Mexican cheese
  • 2 ounces green chilis (½ can)

Extras

  • Pico de gallo
  • Tortilla chips
  • Guacamole

Instructions

Meat Mixture

  • Heat a sauté pan on medium, add olive oil.
  • Add onion and sauté for 3 minutes
  • Add beef and sauté for 5 minutes, breaking it up in smaller pieces as it cooks
  • Transfer beef into a bowl and set aside
  • Lower heat under pan and add the two cheeses and the chili peppers
  • Stand there and stir the cheese mixture as it melts
  • Add as much as the beef as you like and spoon some pico de gallo on top
  • Stir mixture together
  • Spoon it into the bowl and spoon some more pico de gallo on top
  • Dip a chip
  • Eat the beefy cheese covered chip
  • Sigh
  • Smile
  • Enjoy

Notes

Calorie count does not include the chips or guacamole.
Tips on making the dip:
  • Use grass-fed beef as it truly has a superb taste.  Once you go grass-fed, you'll never go back
  • Don't be in a hurry for the cheese to melt, you don't want to burn the cheese
  • I like to dip various things into the chile con queso, not just chips.  I cut up a flour tortilla and sometimes I dip fresh cut veggies
  • It's also fun to dollop some guacamole on your cheese filled chip

 

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 518kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 54g | Fat: 60g | Saturated Fat: 31g | Cholesterol: 193mg | Sodium: 2296mg | Potassium: 574mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1490IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 1195mg | Iron: 2.4mg