Moe’s Chili Con Queso Recipe | Easy Kitchen Guide

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By Lori Walker, MS, RD | Published on July 5, 2023 | Last Updated on August 19, 2023

Moes Chili Con Queso Recipe is a spicy, cheesy dip that is perfect for any occasion. It’s made with Pepper Jack cheese, Velveeta Queso Blanco Cheese, ground beef, Rotel, onions, jalapenos, and garlic. 

Combining all these flavors makes a delicious dip that your guests will love! This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled to feed a large crowd. 

Serve it with tortilla chips or Fritos for an amazing appetizer or snack. With this easy-to-follow guide you can make the perfect Moes Chili Con Queso Recipe in no time!

In this article, we’ll share with you all the ingredients, step-by-step instructions and tips to help you make this delicious dip. In the end, we’ll also answer some FAQs and share the nutrition information. So let’s get started!

Moe's Chili Con Queso Recipe

What is Moes Chili Con Queso Recipe?

Moe’s Chili Con Queso is a delicious, spicy dish that combines all of the flavors of Mexican cuisine. It includes a combination of ground beef, tomatoes, jalapenos, onions and cheese in a rich tomato sauce. 

The unique flavor comes from the addition of chili powder and cumin. This creamy yet zesty dish can be served as an entrée or a side dish. With its layers of flavor and texture, it’s sure to please even the pickiest eaters! 

What does it taste like?

Moes Chili Con Queso has a unique and flavorful taste. The combination of the Pepper Jack cheese, Velveeta Queso Blanco Cheese, ground beef, Rotel, onions, jalapenos, and garlic create a spicy yet creamy dip that is perfect for any occasion.

How did I first get introduced to the Moes Chili Con Queso Recipe?

I was first introduced to this recipe by a friend who served it at a family gathering. She got the recipe from her mother, an amazing cook. I immediately fell in love with the flavor and knew I wanted to make my own version of it at home. 

How to make Moes Chili Con Queso Recipe?

Making this delicious dip is easy and requires minimal ingredients. All you need to do is mix the Pepper Jack and Velveeta Queso Blanco Cheese together in a bowl, spread it out in a 9×13 inch baking dish, top it with ground beef. Just follow the following steps with the ingredients to make this delicious dish.

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Ingredients

  • 16 oz Pepper Jack Cheese
  • 500g cooked and chopped ground beef
  • 3/4 tbsp minced garlic
  • 32 oz Velveeta Queso Blanco Cheese
  • 1 small diced onion
  • 1 cup pickled jalapenos in a jar
  • 20 oz Rotel

Step-by-step instructions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 2

In a large bowl, mix together the Pepper Jack and Velveeta Queso Blanco Cheese until it is well combined.

Step 3

Spread the cheese mixture in the bottom of an 9×13 inch baking dish so that it is evenly distributed.

Step 4 

Scatter the cooked ground beef over the cheese layer and spread it out evenly across the top.

Step 5

Pour the Rotel over the ground beef layer, add in diced onion and pickled jalapenos and sprinkle minced garlic on top of everything.

Step 6 

Place into preheated oven for 30 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown on top with edges slightly crisped.

Step 7 

Let the dish rest for at least 5 minutes before serving.

Tips

– If you want to make this recipe spicier, add a few more jalapenos or some cayenne pepper to the mix.

– You can also use ground turkey instead of beef if desired.

– For extra cheesy goodness, sprinkle shredded cheese over the top before baking!

– If making ahead of time, you can prepare up to a day in advance and store covered in fridge until ready to bake.

Moe's Chili Con Queso Recipe

Moe’s Chili Con Queso Recipe

Moes Chili Con Queso Recipe is a spicy, cheesy dip that is perfect for any occasion. It’s made with Pepper Jack cheese, Velveeta Queso Blanco Cheese, ground beef, Rotel, onions, jalapenos, and garlic. Combining all these flavors makes a delicious dip that your guests will love! This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled to feed a large crowd. 
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Author: Lori Walker, MS, RD
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 18 people
Calories: 316kcal

Ingredients

  • 500 g cooked and chopped ground beef
  • 16 oz  Pepper Jack Cheese
  • 32 oz Velveeta Queso Blanco Cheese
  • 3/4 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup pickled jalapenos in a jar
  • 1 small diced onion
  • 20 oz Rotel

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to a sizzling 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Blend together Pepper Jack and Velveeta Queso Blanco Cheeses in a large bowl until they are thoroughly combined.
  • Evenly distribute the cheese mixture across the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish.
  • Spread cooked ground beef over the melted cheese layer in an even fashion.
  • Pour Rotel over the ground beef, and top with diced onion, pickled jalapenos and minced garlic.
  • Place into a preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown on top with edges crisped to perfection.
  • Allow the dish time to rest before serving for at least 5 minutes.

Notes

  • If you want to make this recipe spicier, add a few more jalapenos or some cayenne pepper to the mix.
  • You can also use ground turkey instead of beef if desired.
  • For extra cheesy goodness, sprinkle shredded cheese over the top before baking!
  • If making ahead of time, you can prepare up to a day in advance and store covered in fridge until ready to bake.
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Nutrition Information

Amount per serving And % Daily Values

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The Percent Daily Value (DV) of a nutrient in a food serving indicates how much it contributes to a daily diet. The standard nutrition advice is 2,000 calories per day.

What to serve with Moes Chili Con Queso Recipe?

Moes Chili con Queso is perfect for serving as a dip or appetizer, but it can also be served over steamed rice or noodles for an easy dinner. You can even use it as a topping for tacos and burritos! Serve with fresh-cut veggies and tortilla chips for the ultimate party platter.

How to store leftover Moes Chili Con Queso Recipe?

You can store leftover Moes chili con queso in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It will keep for up to 5 days and can be reheated in the oven or microwave before serving.

Can pregnant women eat this?

Moes Chili Con Queso is safe for pregnant women to enjoy as long as it is made with pasteurized cheese and cooked ground beef. All ingredients should be fresh, not expired, and heated until bubbly before eating.

FAQs

What type of cheese is best for this recipe?

For the best flavor and texture, we recommend using a combination of Pepper Jack Cheese and Kraft Velveeta Queso Blanco Cheese.

Can I make this ahead of time?

Yes, you can prepare up to a day in advance and store covered in the refrigerator until ready to bake.

Can I use ground turkey instead of beef?

Yes, ground turkey is an excellent alternative for this recipe. Just make sure it has been cooked through prior to adding it into the dish.

Wrapping Up

Moes Chili Con Queso Recipe is the perfect crowd-pleasing appetizer or snack that requires minimal effort! With just a few ingredients and some assembly required, this dish will be on your table in no time. 

Serve with tortilla chips and fresh cut veggies for an easy yet delicious party platter that everyone will love. 

Thanks for reading this guide. Hope this article helped you understand how to make Moes Chili Con Queso Recipe. Try it out and let us know how you liked it in the comments below! Happy cooking!

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