Zesty Queso Dip

Makes (homes):

26 Portions
3 1/2 qt. slow cooker

Makes (centers):

53 Portions
6 qt. slow cooker


Ingredients (homes):

  • 1 pound Ground Beef or Ground Turkey, lean
  • 1/2 cup Onion
  • 2 TBSP. Taco Seasoning
  • 32 oz. Cheese Spread, Pasteurized Processed, cut into cubes
  • 2 (10 oz.) can Diced Tomatoes with Diced Green Chilies, mild (ex: Ro-Tel)

Ingredients (centers):

  • 2 pound Ground Beef or Ground Turkey, lean
  • 1 cup Onion
  • 1/4 cup Taco Seasoning
  • 64 oz. Cheese Spread, Pasteurized Processed, cut into cubes
  • 4 (10 oz.) can Diced Tomatoes with Diced Green Chilies, mild (ex: Ro-Tel)

Directions:

  1. Brown meat and onion. Drain.
  2. Place meat mixture in crock pot(s). Add taco seasoning, cheese cubes, and diced tomatoes.
  3. Set crock pot to low. Stir after 1 hour to blend together. Cook until cheese is completely melted (about 2 hours total for a 3 1/2 qt. slow cooker)
  4. Serve with fresh vegetables, whole grain crackers or whole grain tortilla chips for a complete snack.

Serve:

1 Portion = 1 oz. meat/meat alt. at snack.
Serve with 1 oz. tortilla OR 3/4 cup vegetable for a complete snack for ages 6-12
Serve with 1/2 oz. tortilla chips or 1/2 cup vegetables for a complete snack for ages 1-5.


Zesty Queso Dip


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Meal:

Snack

CACFP Credit:

Meat & Meat Alternate


Record on your menu as:

Cheese Dip (Meat and Meat Alternate Food List # 81)

Source:

Adapted from: DCR Newsletter, January 2019.