1. Food

Chili con Queso Recipe

User Rating 1 Star Rating (1 Review)


Chili con queso cheese dip is made with Cheddar cheese, bell pepper, tomatoes, chili powder, and chopped onion.


  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (about 15 ounces)
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese or American cheese


Sauté onion and green peppers in butter until tender. Add tomatoes and chili powder. Simmer for 10 minutes; add cheese. Continue cooking over low heat until cheese is melted. Keep chili con queso warm in chafing dish or crockpot. Serve chili con queso dip with taco chips or corn chips.

More Cheese Dips
Chile con Queso Dip
Chili Cheese Dip
Beefy Cheese Dip
Jalapeno Cheese Dip
Cheesy Black-Eyed Pea Dip
Healthy Onion Dip
Refried Bean Dip
Easy Bean Dip
Layered Barbecue Bean Dip

Appetizer Index
Cheese Recipes
Stuffed Mushrooms
Dips and Spreads
Party Snacks

Slow Cooker Recipes | Casseroles | Main Recipe Index
Weekly Crockpot Recipe Newsletter

User Reviews

Reviews for this section have been closed.

 1 out of 5
NOT CHILI CON QUESO, Member ttasha

This is not chili con queso. Chili con queso contains CHILI'S (green or red chili)- not bell peppers.

4 out of 5 people found this helpful.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.