Quick Chili con Queso

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


2-3/4 cups

Updated: Dec. 20, 2022
I love to make this dip for parties, because it is so easy and I usually have all the ingredients on hand. I double the recipe and prepare it in my slow cooker, because it will not scorch. This makes it completely worry-free when entertaining.—Marie Stout, APO, AP


  • 1 pound Velveeta, cubed
  • 1/2 cup chunky-style salsa
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • Tortilla chips


  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the first 8 ingredients. Cover and microwave on high for 6-7 minutes or until cheese is melted, stirring occasionally. Serve with tortilla chips.

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