Crock Pot Rotel Dip with Ground Beef and Cheese

Rotel Dip with Ground Beef
Diana Rattray
  • 55 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: About 2 Quarts (serves 10)
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This easy dip is a party favorite, and it is super easy to fix in the slow cooker. The browned ground beef is mixed with melted cheese and tomatoes with green chiles (Ro-Tel) or chunky salsa.

For vegetarians, omit the ground beef or use substitute vegetarian crumbles or drained pinto chili beans.

What You'll Need

  • 1 pound ground beef (lean)
  • 1 1/2 pounds Kraft Velveeta cheese
  • 1 (10  oz) can tomatoes with green chiles (or a favorite salsa)
  • 1/4 cup onion (finely chopped)
  • Optional: 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chile peppers (mild)
  • Optional: 1 can (4 ounces) sliced mushrooms (drained)

How to Make It

  1. Melt Velveeta cheese with the tomatoes in slow cooker on HIGH.
  2. Meanwhile, brown the ground beef in a skillet or saute pan over medium heat with the chopped onion and the mushrooms and chile peppers, if using.
  3. Drain off excess grease. Add the meat mixture to the slow cooker cheese mixture and cook on HIGH for about 30 minutes.
  4. Turn to LOW and serve the dip from the slow cooker with tortilla chips or crackers.

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    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 266
    Total Fat 13 g
    Saturated Fat 7 g
    Unsaturated Fat 2 g
    Cholesterol 69 mg
    Sodium 1,160 mg
    Carbohydrates 11 g
    Dietary Fiber 1 g
    Protein 27 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)