Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Copycat Chili's Queso Dip



We have an obsession with Chili's Queso in this house. When I say obsession, I mean it. We talk each other into ordering queso from Chili's probably about once a week, and while we usually just pick it up curbside to go, we needed something we could make at home to satisfy our frequent cravings. This recipe is super easy to throw together and makes a great dip for a party. We served it at our Superbowl party and were scraping the bowl clean.


You will need:


  • 1 can of chili, If you want a more authentic Chili's taste, buy the "No Bean" kind. We decided we didn't mind the beans.
  • 1 15 oz jar of Tostitos Medium Salsa Con Queso


Mix the two together in a crockpot and cook on low for 4-5 hours. When we first tried this, my husband tasted the mixture an hour or so into cooking and he was convinced we had made a terrible mistake, but somewhere between the first hour and a few hours later, something magical happened. The flavors melded together into something awesome. Now if we have a choice we always hit up Chili's, because Hello Awesome, but we rest assured knowing we can keep queso a part of our weekly lives even if we can't make it all the way to the restaurant.
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6 comments:

Jesseca said...

I LOVE their dip!!! I'm going to try this out today!

Lorene (just Lu) said...

This was SO delicious. I love that it is easy since you know how non-gourmet or even capable I am ;) Seriously, my mouth is watering just remembering how good it was on those french fries...

Living the Scream said...

This looks awesome and so simple I have never had Chili's queso but am so gonna try it next time I am there!

Summer Rumsey said...

Yum - I know this is a recipe me and my husband will love! Going to make it this weekend for sure and give it a try!

marissa | Rae Gun Ramblings said...

YOUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU with all of your chilis pictures and now this recipe!! YOu my friend are a bad influence. It doesn't help that I've been freaking craving it since we went last time. LIke I've actually considered walking there to somewhat balance out the damage. At least I can't make the deliciously think chips at home

kaylynnczy said...

SOLD! You got me hooked. I pinned it and I'm following you in every possible way. Love your blog and I hope you'll come check mine out -
Kaylynn
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