Famous Queso Dip

Famous Queso Dip

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"It's famous for a reason. This game-day queso dip is not only a creamy, delicious appetizer-it may be one of the best reasons for football to exist."
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10 m servings 59 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 59 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 4.2 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 333 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Combine ingredients in microwaveable bowl.
  2. Microwave on HIGH 5 min. or until VELVEETA is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after 3 min.


  • Serving Suggestion: Serve with assorted cut-up fresh vegetables and tortilla chips.
  • Substitute: Prepare using Mexican VELVEETA or Jalapeno VELVEETA.
  • Creative Leftovers: Refrigerate any leftover dip. Reheat and serve spooned over hot baked potatoes or cooked pasta.
  • Velveeta is a product of Kraft Foods Inc.
  • Rot*Tel is a product of ConAgra Foods Inc.


  1. 46 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Add a can or 2 of drained premium crab meat....the real stuff, not the fake and it is just awesome. Our whole family requests this for every holiday or get together. AWESOME

Most helpful critical review

not crazy about it, have had better queso dips

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Add a can or 2 of drained premium crab meat....the real stuff, not the fake and it is just awesome. Our whole family requests this for every holiday or get together. AWESOME

I love this recipe. Normally when I make it I add in some ground sausage and a bit of milk to thin it out. The Ro*Tel and Velveeta by itself is delicious though. Give it a go with a pound of gro...

Great basic recipe for Queso. I have used it many times. Some suggestions would be to add ground sausage, like some previous comments. I use chorizo, and a can of chopped chilis, or jalapeno to ...

Really yummy! We had a smaller crowd than expected, though, and so I had some leftovers. Rather than let it go to waste, I decided to try making a cheese soup with it, and it worked great! I had...

Great recipe as is but we like it doubled - 2 lb Velveeta, 2 cans Ro Tel - undrained, 1 can refried beans and 1 lb ground beef, browned and seasoned with s & p and cumin to taste. Even the "heal...

The Rotel Cheese dip has been made by my household since the early 1970's. Whenever my family would have a get together Rotel cheese dip would be made by someone. During the early 1970's when ...

I love this recipe. It is frequently used in my home for get-togethers, just because, and to use in special dishes. I like to mix it up by adding a pound of browned ground beef with 1 to 2 T of...

Old OLD recipe! At the very least, you have to add the juice from the Rotel or some milk to make it not so thick! I melt it all first, then add the liquids to thin to proper consistency. I ha...

Like many others I've made this dip for what seems like forever. It's very popular in our part of the country and it's always a good ol' standby favorite. One variation that I make is to add a c...

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