Chorizo Queso Dip in a slow cooker garnished with cilantro

Slow Cooker Chorizo Queso Dip

Just a few ingredients mixed together to create a rich, velvety and creamy queso dip perfect for parties or a fun appetizer.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword queso cheese dip, queso dip, slow cooker queso
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 337kcal
Author Plating Pixels


  • 1 medium onion
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 9 ounces beef chorizo without skin
  • 10 ounces La Terra Fina Queso Cheese Dip
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • ½ cup tomato finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 package Tortilla chips for serving


  • Peel and dice onion into small pieces. If slow cooker has a stove feature set to high and add oil. Otherwise heat in a non-stick pan over medium-high heat.
  • Add onion and garlic to pan, cook 4-6 minutes until translucent and fragrant, stirring often. Add chorizo, break up meat, and cook 7-10 minutes more. If cooking on stove transfer mixture to a slow cooker.
  • Stir in La Terra Fina Queso Dip, milk, shredded cheese, tomato and chili powder. Cook covered on LOW for 1 hour until cheese is melted.
  • Stir again and garnish with cilantro. Keep on warm setting and serve with tortilla chips for dipping.


Most queso dip recipes call for cream cheese, this recipe substitutes that with La Terra Fina Queso Dip for extra flavor. It has jalapenos, peppers and Mexican spices mixed right in.


Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 621mg | Potassium: 199mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 715IU | Vitamin C: 1.9mg | Calcium: 300mg | Iron: 0.7mg