5-Ingredient Cheesy Meat Dip

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Few things sound more delicious than 5-Ingredient Cheesy Meat Dip. This recipe lives up to its irresistible name! Ground beef, diced green chiles, tomatoes, and plenty of cheese melt together to make this feel-good dish. By using simple, unprocessed ingredients and lean beef, you can feel good about serving this dip to your family and enjoying it yourself.

We suggest pairing this dip with whole-grain tortilla chips or celery and carrot sticks. You can, of course, just eat it with a spoon (we won’t judge!). This tantalizing dip will be a huge hit at dinner parties or served during a sports game.

5-Ingredient Cheesy Meat Dip

5-Ingredient Cheesy Meat Dip

Yields: 10 servings | Serving Size: 1/2 cup | Calories: 191 | Total Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 340mg | Carbohydrates: 3g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Protein: 16g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 6


  • 1 pound lean ground beef, optional ground turkey
  • 1 (10-ounce) can Ro*Tel Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, optional chunky salsa
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 1/2 cups Mexican blend cheese


  1. In a large skillet, cook meat over medium-high heat, breaking up with a fork while cooking. Cook until no longer pink and cooked through. Drain off any fat.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and reduce to medium-low heat, stir to combine. Continue cooking until cheese is melted and dip is hot.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

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