queso dip

Easy Taco Queso Dip

This quick and easy dip will be your family’s new favourite with cheesy goodness, taco meat and salsa.
Total Time 35 Minutes
Spice Level Mild
Ingredients 10

Ingredient List


  • 500g beef mince
  • 1 pack Old El Paso™ Garlic & Paprika Seasoning Mix for Tacos
  • 340g cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 jars (226g) Old El Paso™ Thick 'N' Chunky Salsa
  • 1 jar Old El Paso™ Sliced Green Jalapeños, drained and chopped
  • 225g Cheddar cheese, grated

To Serve

  • Green chillies, sliced
  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • Old El Paso™ Original Nachips™ or tortilla chips
  • Limes, cut into wedges


  1. Heat a large frying pan to medium high and cook the beef mince for 5-7 minutes, stirring, until cooked. Sprinkle over the taco seasoning mix and continue to cook for 1 minute before removing from the heat.
  2. Heat the cream cheese and salsa, in a large saucepan, over a medium heat, stirring until smooth. Stir in the jalapeños, Cheddar cheese and beef and continue to cook about 5 minutes, until the cheese is melted. Serve immediately sprinkled with fresh chillies, coriander and serve with Nachips™ or tortilla chips and lime wedges.

Expert Tips

  • Serve alongside crudités like carrot or cucumber batons and sliced peppers.
  • Use Mexican blend or Colby Jack cheese in place of the Cheddar.