Shredded Cheddar Queso Dip

Slow Cooker Queso with Shredded Cheddar

Contributor: Karman Meyer

This queso is made with real cheddar cheese instead of a processed cheese. It’s also made in the slow cooker so it’s simpler than ever to make.

  • Author: Karman Meyer
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hours
  • Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


  • 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 (15 oz.) can no-bean chili
  • 1 (10 oz.) can mild diced tomatoes & green chiles (like Rotel), drained
  • 8 oz. 2% milk
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. chipotle chili pepper seasoning
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp. salt


  1. Add all ingredients to a slow cooker, cover and set on low to cook for 2 hours.  Stir to combine ingredients and continue to cook, covered, for 1 more hour.  Keep the slow cooker on warm setting to keep warm when serving. Serve queso with tortilla chips.