You have to be romantic to invest yourself, your money & your time in cheese.
Recently I have been ALL ABOUT some tailgate inspired appetizers.
We have always been a football house on Saturdays because, duh, I have to watch the Crimson Tide whenever they play. But this year Ryan let me join his fantasy football team, so Sunday’s have now become another day where we eat appetizers & sit on the couch all day.
Because of this new found weekend lifestyle, I have been creating new appetizers for us to munch on while we watch.
This weekend, I wanted to make a dupe of my favorite queso from Pancho Villa in Winston Salem, called “Super Dip”. There isn’t much too it, they just add ground beef, beans & sour cream to their queso and it becomes liquid gold.
I decided to up my version of it with three times the cheese & a little more spice so I give you my soon-to-be famous, Three-Cheese Cowboy Queso Dip!
It can be made in 30-minutes or less, is the ultimate cheesy comfort food & is the perfect dip for any kind of party!
How to make Three-Cheese Cowboy Queso Dip:
To begin, add ground cumin, red pepper flakes, garlic powder & chili powder into a small bowl.
Next, heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add 1/2 pound of ground beef into the skillet + your spices into the skillet.
Cook for 6-8 minutes until completely browned.
Cube your Velveeta, pepper jack & cream cheeses. Add them to the warm skillet and stir until completely melted.
Once your cheese is melted, add in your Rotel tomatoes.
Then add in black beans and chipped cilantro.
Mix everything together until well combined.
When everything is mixed, transfer your Cowboy Queso Dip into a bowl. Top with extra black beans, cilantro & tomatoes.
Serve & enjoy with friends!
Whether you are serving it at a party, making it for tailgating or just because you want a cheesy mexican dip, you can’t go wrong with this Cowboy Queso Dip! It is perfect appetizer for any occasion & you will find yourself craving it time and time again.
- 1/2 lb ground beef
- 6 oz rotel tomatoes with green chiles
- 6 oz velveeta cheese, cubed
- 4 oz pepper jack cheese, cubed
- 4 oz cream cheese, cubed
- 1/4 cup black beans
- 1 tbsp cilantro, chopped
- 1/4 tsp ground cumin
- 1/4 tsp garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
- 1/4 tsp chili powder
- jalepeno, sliced
Into a small bowl, add ground cumin, garlic powder, chili powder & red pepper flakes.
Heat a non-stick skillet to medium heat and add ground beef. Top beef with spices & cook until browned (6-8 minutes).
Cube velveeta, pepper jack and cream cheeses. Add the cheese into the warm skillet and allow them to melt.
When all of your cheese is melted, add in black beans, diced tomatoes & 1/2 tbsp worth of cilantro.
Mix all ingredients together until your Cowboy Queso Dip is ready.
Top with extra black beans, tomatoes & cilantro. Serve & enjoy!