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Chili con queso dip recipes

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A simple dip
for your chips!

Who doesn't love dipping a chip into a bowl of hot, creamy cheese surrounded by juicy tomatoes and chilies?

A simple dipfor your chips!

Wow your guests the next time you entertain with this simple chili con queso recipe using a can of RO*TEL. Stay out of the kitchen and mingle with your guests — this appetizer comes together in minutes!

Chili con queso recipe


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 16 ounces Velveeta cheese, cubed
  • 1 (10 ounce) can RO*TEL Original Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and garlic and sauté until lightly browned.
  2. Add the cubed cheese. Stir constantly until cheese is melted.
  3. Add RO*TEL (including juices) and stir well to combine. Heat thoroughly and top with fresh cilantro.

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