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Instant Pot Queso Dip Recipe: Cheesy Delight

Written by: Lucas Johnson

This instant pot queso dip is my go-to for game nights. It's creamy, spicy, and ridiculously easy to whip up. Just toss everything in, cook, stir, and voila - cheesy goodness!

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I've stumbled upon queso perfection! This Instant Pot version whips up creamy, zesty dip in minutes. Forget store-bought - homemade queso bursts with flavor from Velveeta, diced tomatoes, green chilies, plus a kick of spices. My family can't get enough! Grab some tortilla chips because once you taste this, you'll be hooked. Let's dive into making this irresistible crowd-pleaser that'll become your go-to for game nights, parties or anytime snacking.

Ingredients for Instant Pot Queso Dip

  • Velveeta cheese: Creamy and melts smoothly, creating a rich base for the queso dip without separating or becoming grainy.
  • Diced tomatoes with green chilies: Adds a burst of flavor and a hint of heat to the queso dip for a zesty kick.
  • Milk: Helps to thin out the queso dip to a perfect creamy consistency without compromising the rich flavor.
  • Chili powder: Provides a warm and earthy flavor to the queso dip, adding depth and a touch of spice.
  • Cumin: Offers a warm and aromatic flavor to the queso dip, enhancing the overall taste with its unique profile.
  • Garlic powder: Infuses the queso dip with a subtle garlic flavor, elevating the taste without overpowering the other ingredients.

Kitchen Tools Required

  • Instant Pot: Essential for pressure cooking the queso dip quickly and efficiently.
  • Spatula: Needed for stirring and ensuring the ingredients are well combined during cooking.
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Instant Pot Queso Dip Recipe: Cheesy Delight

This Instant Pot Queso Dip is a quick and easy cheesy delight perfect for parties, game nights, or any gathering. Made with Velveeta cheese, diced tomatoes with green chilies, and a blend of spices, it's sure to be a hit!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8 people
Calories 220 kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot
  • Spatula

Ingredients:  

Main Ingredients

  • 1 lb Velveeta cheese cubed
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with green chilies 10 oz
  • 0.5 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 0.5 teaspoon cumin
  • 0.5 teaspoon garlic powder
  • to taste Tortilla chips for serving

Instructions: 

  • Place the cubed Velveeta cheese, diced tomatoes with green chilies, milk, chili powder, cumin, and garlic powder in the Instant Pot.
  • Close the lid and set the Instant Pot to manual high pressure for 5 minutes.
  • Once the cooking time is up, do a quick pressure release.
  • Stir the queso dip until smooth and creamy.
  • Serve the queso dip warm with tortilla chips.

Notes:

This queso dip can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop before serving.

Nutrition value:

Calories: 220kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 12gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 980mgPotassium: 280mgFiber: 1gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 800IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 350mgIron: 1mg

Keywords:

Keyword Cheese Dip, Instant Pot, Queso Dip
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Preparing and Storing Queso Dip

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the queso dip as directed.
  • Let it cool completely.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop before serving.

Freezing Instructions

  • Prepare the queso dip as directed but do not add the tortilla chips.
  • Allow the dip to cool completely.
  • Transfer to a freezer-safe container or bag.
  • Label with the date and store in the freezer for up to 3 months.
  • Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before reheating.
  • Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop until warmed through.

Did you know that adding a splash of beer to this queso dip can enhance the flavor and give it a unique twist? It adds a subtle bitterness and depth that pairs perfectly with the creamy cheese and spices.

Common Questions About This Instant Pot Recipe

FAQ:
Can I use a different type of cheese for this queso dip recipe?
Yes, you can substitute velveeta with cheddar, pepper jack, or any other cheese of your choice.
How long can I store leftover queso dip?
Leftover queso dip can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Can I double this recipe in the instant pot?
It's best not to double this recipe in the instant pot to avoid burning the cheese. You can make multiple batches if needed.
Can I make this queso dip on the stovetop instead of using an instant pot?
Yes, you can make this queso dip on the stovetop. Simply melt the ingredients in a saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently.
Can I add meat or beans to this queso dip?
Yes, you can add cooked ground beef, chorizo, or black beans to the queso dip for extra flavor and texture.

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