Taco Dip

Jun 20, 2005 by Gewehr 43 | 0 Comments| Share it:   



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  • Prep: ~30 mins.
  • Cook: ~30 mins.
  • Serves: 15

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  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 8oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup cottage cheese
  • 1/2 Tsp chili powder (not pictured)
  • 1 16oz bottle of Ortega taco sauce
  • 1 package of your favorite taco seasoning
  • 2-3 cups shredded cheese (cheddar, Colby, or Mexican blend are fine)
  • 1 Bag of your favorite tortilla chips

Step 1

First, start off by browning the ground beef.


Step 2

While the beef is browning, you'll have plenty of time to whip up the next few ingredients. Combine the cream cheese, cottage cheese, chili powder, and 1/4 cup Ortega taco sauce in a bowl. Turn this:


Step 3

Into this:


Step 4

Now, in a glass pan (we just used a pie pan because it was handy) spread the cream cheese mixture smoothly across the bottom of the pan. This will be microwaved later so DO NOT USE A METAL PAN! Set this aside.


Step 5

By now the beef should be fully browned and ready to drain.


Step 6

Now, over medium high heat, stir the taco seasoning and remaining taco sauce into the beef.


Step 7

Until it looks like this:


Step 8

After a few minutes the sauce will thicken up a bit. Once it does, layer it over the top of the cream cheese mixture like so:


Step 9

Now, top it off with a (un)healthy layer of cheese...


Step 10

...and stick it in the microwave until the cheese has melted. (~4 min)


Step 11

Grab your chips and enjoy. You can top this with your choice of stuff too. Onions, green onions, jalapenos, lettuce, etc.

Now that you have learned how to make taco dip, please be sure to view these other dip recipes. Also, you will love these Mexican recipes.


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