Rotel Cheese Dip Recipe

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When it comes to hosting, it truly does not get easier (or tastier!) than Velveeta and Rotel cheese dip. Game night, Taco Tuesday, or just wanting a delicious cheesy starter–any occasion is an excellent reason to whip up this crockpot queso dip! All you have to do is brown the beef, then throw everything into a slow cooker an hour and a half before serving. 

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Rotel Dip Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons taco seasoning
  • 16 ounces Velveeta cheese, cubed
  • 1 (10-ounce) can Rotel Original
  • Tortilla chips, for serving

How To Make Rotel Cheese Dip In Crock Pot

  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook, breaking up into pieces, until browned and cooked through, about 10 minutes. Stir in the taco seasoning.
  • To the bowl of a slow cooker, add the browned beef, Velveeta, and Rotel; cook on low, stirring once or twice, until melted and combined, 90 minutes.
  • Serve dip warm with tortilla chips on the side.
rotel cheese dip recipe in a crock pot

What to Put in Crockpot Nacho Cheese

Not a fan of ground beef? Try swapping in one of these proteins:

  • Ground turkey
  • Ground chorizo
  • Ground sausage
  • Chopped chicken breast
  • Chopped chicken thigh
crockpot velveeta and rotel cheese dip

What To Serve With Rotel Dip

Tortilla chips are my favorite vehicle for queso dip, but it goes well with just about anything! Try:

  • Veggies
  • Pretzels
  • Taquitos 
  • Potatoes
  • Fried Plantains

Show Me Your Rotel Cheese Dip

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Photos by Haley Hunt Davis of Salt Worth Creative. Food styling with Ryan Norton.

rotel cheese dip recipe in a crock pot

Description

Use this crockpot cheese dip recipe to make your Rotel dip dreams come true.

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp taco seasoning
  • 16 oz Velveeta Cheese cubed
  • 1 (10-oz) can Rotel Original
  • Tortilla chips for serving

Instructions

  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook, breaking up into pieces, until browned and cooked through, about 10 minutes. Stir in the taco seasoning.
  • To the bowl of a slow cooker, add the browned beef, Velveeta, and Rotel; cook on low, stirring once or twice, until melted and combined, 90 minutes.
  • Serve dip warm with tortilla chips on the side.
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