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Taco Dip
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3.5 from 2 votes

Taco Chili Cheese Dip

Course Appetizer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author Cooks with Cocktails

Ingredients

  • 1 - 400 ml cream cheese plain or herb and garlic
  • 1 - 425 gr . canned chili
  • 11/2 cups cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 recipe of taco seasoning below (or 1 package of taco seasoning)
  • 2 roma tomatoes , diced and seeded
  • 3 green onionsFOR THE TACO SEASONING
  • 1 tsp chili powder (use more or less depending on how spicy your chili powder is)
  • 2 tsp . cumin
  • 2 tsp . oregano
  • 2 tsp . onion powder
  • 2 tsp . garlic powder
  • 2 tsp . smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp . salt
  • 1/4 tsp . cayenne pepper (optional - if you like a lot of heat)

Instructions

  • Make the taco seasoning by combining all ingredients in a bowl.
  • In a bowl add the cream cheese and the taco seasoning and mix well.
  • Spread the cream cheese mixture into a pan that is about 8X8 or a round pan that is similar in size.
  • It also has to be heat resistant (oven proof).
  • Add the chili on top of the cream cheese mixture and spread evenly.
  • Sprinkle the grated cheese over top.
  • Bake 350 degrees for 15 mins till the cheese is melted and it is bubbling around the edges.
  • Take out of the oven and and your diced tomatoes and green onions.
  • Serve with tortilla chips.

Notes

This dish can also be microwaved, but the cheese doesn't turn out nearly as nice.