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

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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.