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Cheesy Ground Beef Taco Dip

Cheesy Ground Beef Taco Dip is an easy hot appetizer dip recipe made with seasoned hamburger meat, cream cheese, salsa and shredded cheese. Whip up this hearty snack in minutes, and it's perfect for game day or holidays!
Course Appetizer, Main
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword taco dip, taco dip with ground beef
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 147kcal
Author Dee
Cost $5


  • 1 pounds lean ground beef
  • taco seasoning 1 packet or 3 tablespoons homemade
  • .5 cups water or beef broth
  • 8 ounces softened cream cheese
  • 2 cups shredded cheese Mexican blend or cheddar, Colby Jack or Monterey Jack
  • ½ cup chunky tomato salsa


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Cook ground beef in a medium skillet until no longer pink, drain grease if needed
  • Add taco seasoning and water, and simmer until most of the liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat
  • Add meat to greased 2 quart casserole dish, and mix in 1 cup shredded cheese, cream cheese and salsa
  • Spread mixture evenly in dish, smooth with spoon, and top with remaining shredded cheese
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until hot and bubbly and cheese is melted
  • Remove from oven, and allow to cool for 5 minutes. Enjoy!


Use Mexican blend cheese, cheddar, Colby Jack, Monterey Jack or a blend.
Spice up with chopped jalapeño peppers, diced onions, or mix in can of black beans or refried beans for extra protein.
To use leftover cooked taco meat, warm meat up on stove or in microwave,  then prepare as above


Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 68mg | Potassium: 233mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 13IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 2mg