Quick Queso Dip ~ A quick and easy, crowd pleasing option that's naturally gluten free with no processed cheese can easily be made on-hand pantry staples ~ The Complete Savorist by Michelle De La Cerda

Quick Queso Dip

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican Fusion
Keyword: Appetizer, Cheese, dip, game day food, Party Food, queso
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: Michelle De La Cerda

 A quick and easy, crowd pleasing option that's naturally gluten free with no processed cheese can easily be made on-hand pantry staples.

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Ingredients

  • 8 oz cream cheese; softened
  • 15 oz can chili con carne
  • 10 oz can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 3 tbsp diced green chiles
  • 12 oz cheese; grated
  • 2 tbsp milk (up to 1/2 cup); to desired thickness

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet on low heat, begin to melt the cream cheese. It will melt faster at room temperature.

  2. Once the cream cheese has begun to melt, add the chili con carne.

  3. Stir frequently to help the cream cheese to melt. Increase the heat to medium.

  4. Once the cream cheese has melted into the chili con carne, add the diced tomatoes with chilies and green chilies. Mix well.

  5. By the handful, add the cheese. Stirring constantly and continue to incorporate all of the cheese.

  6. Bring to a medium simmer, allowing all the ingredients to meld. 

  7. Add the milk if needed, starting with a couple of tablespoons at a time until it has reached the desired consistency. 

  8. The thicker the dip, the stronger the chip needed. 

  9. Keep warm, serve and enjoy.