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Chile Con Queso

Chili con queso is a perfect spicy, silky, creamy, cheesy dip and is amazing served with chips.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Appetiser, Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese dip, chili con queso, velveeta cheese dip
Servings: 4


  • 1 pound hot breakfast sausage
  • ½ cup onion diced
  • 16 ounce Velveeta Original
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp chili powder
  • 5 ounces diced tomatoes and green chiles canned
  • 4 ounces chopped green chiles
  • 1/2 jalapeno diced, seeds removed (optional, adjust to heat preference)
  • Chips for serving


  • In a non-stick skillet, brown the sausage and onion over medium heat.
  • Break up the sausage up as you go. Once browned, add cumin and chili powder, stir together, drain off the fat.
  • Chop the Velveeta into cubes and add to the skillet along with the diced tomatoes and green chiles, and chopped green chiles.
  • Cook over a low heat, stirring constantly until Velveeta is melted, and everything is combined.
  • Stir in the diced jalapeno, tasting as you go to achieve desired spiciness.
  • Serve with chips.