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



  • 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.


Serve alongside crudités like carrot or cucumber batons and sliced peppers.

Use Mexican blend or Colby Jack cheese in place of the Cheddar.