Perfectly spiced hamburger, creamy cheese, and fully flavored Rotel tomatoes combine in this quick appetizer that everyone will love, making it the easiest and most delicious Rotel Dip for any occasion.
Everyone enjoys a delicious dip; there is something special about dipping crackers, vegetables, or chips into something flavorful, creamy, and cheesy. Try these other dips: Insanely Delicious Hot Crab Dip, Loaded Creamy Ranch Dip, or this simple 5 Minute Million Dollar Dip for more options.
This dip couldn’t be any easier or faster. Rotel is canned tomatoes with green chilies, which add just a touch of spice and tons of flavor when you need a quick dip. Although I add taco seasoning to give the dish a stronger Mexican flavor, you can personalize it. You can make this whenever you need to because it’s so simple to make and is SO creamy and delicious that I can’t help but eat it.
I’ve made this so many times, and it seriously never gets old. Make it for your next gathering; I promise your guests will love it. Something about creamy cheese, warm spices, and a burst of flavor from fresh vegetables is just right. Even better served with homemade air fryer tortilla chips or on a charcuterie board. I promise that your guests will adore it no matter how you serve it!
This recipe requires only 4 ingredients, all of which are readily available at your neighborhood grocery store. You can find the precise measurements in the recipe card below, and you will love all of the variations you can make with this recipe.
VELVEETA QUESO RECIPE SUBSTITUTIONS AND ADDITIONS
MEAT: Adding spicy sausage in place of the ground beef ups the ante in terms of spiciness.
CHEESE: An 8-ounce brick of cream cheese can be added for an extra creamy effect.
HOW TO MAKE THIS ROTEL DIP RECIPE
Rotel Dip is the ideal appetizer, and it couldn’t be simpler to make:
- Begin by thoroughly cooking your hamburger in a skillet.
- As it’s cooking, cube the Velveeta cheese.
- Add the Rotel and Velveeta cheese cubes after the meat has finished cooking.
- Once it has melted, stir it frequently until it is ready to serve.
How to Store Velveeta Rotel Dip
Rotel Dip can be kept in the freezer for up to three months; just make sure it’s kept in a freezer-safe container. Simply place it in the refrigerator to thaw when you’re ready to eat, then heat it through before serving.
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- 16 ounces Velveeta
- 10 ounce can Rotel
- 1 pound hamburger
- Brown hamburger in a skillet until cooked
- Add cubes of Velveeta cheese and the can of Rotel
- Stir thoroughly until melted
- Serve with chips, crackers, or veggies
What do you need for a Rotel?
Rotel Tomatoes: A can of rotel tomatoes adds a lot of flavor and a little heat to the Rotel Dip. Meat: This recipe calls for ground beef, which we love, but you could also use ground turkey or sausage. Cheese: This dip is quick and simple (and extremely creamy) thanks to Velveeta. Seasonings: I add a pinch of chili powder.
What is Rotel dip made of?
Rotel Dip is made with three simple ingredients. Rotel tomatoes with green chiles are the star of the show, followed by ground beef, Velveeta cheese, and In a skillet, combine the browned beef, cubed cheese, and diced tomatoes. Heat until the mixture is creamy and ready to eat. It’s that easy.
How long is Rotel dip with ground beef good for in the fridge?
Ground beef and Rotel dip keep well in the fridge for 3–4 days. The Rotel dip has a shorter shelf life because it contains meat.
How do you make Rotel dip thicker?
Rotel Dip will thicken naturally as it sits, but if you want it thicker right away, melt more Velveeta by adding 1-2 1″ cubes at a time.