Mini Queso Dip Bowls

Create a portable and edible version of quick-and-easy green chile spiced queso dip with these Mini Queso Dip Bowls. Our Old El Paso™ Mini Soft Tortilla Bowls are the perfect hand-held Mini Queso Dip Bowls for creating a new favorite snack or appetizer for any gathering. This simple queso dip is made from scratch with milk, Velveeta™ cheese and Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend, green chiles and tomatoes. Making them in individual queso dip cups creates a fun and easy app or snack.
Prep 20 Minutes
Total 30 Minutes
Servings 6

Ingredient List

  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 package (12 count) Old El Paso™ Mini Soft Tortilla Bowls
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 oz Kraft™ Velveeta™ cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend (4 oz)
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
  • Tortilla chips, as desired
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Preparation

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly brush melted butter on all sides of tortilla bowls. Place bowls on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned on edges and firm to the touch. Bowls will crisp as they cool. Remove to cooling rack to cool, about 10 minutes.
  2. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat milk, cheese cubes and shredded cheese over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until smooth.
  3. Stir in green chiles and tomatoes; continue cooking 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until heated through.
  4. Spoon cheese mixture into tortilla bowls. Serve immediately with chips.

Expert Tips

  • For fresh toppings, try adding chopped green onion or fresh cilantro leaves.
  • If you like to bring the heat, try Old El Paso™ Shredded 3 Pepper Cheese Blend instead of Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend for even more of a spicy kick to your queso dip.
  • Mini tortilla bowls are baked crisp so they can hold the cheesy dip.

Nutrition

  • 2 Mini Tortilla Bowls Calories 250 (Calories from Fat 140);  Total Fat 15g (Saturated Fat 9g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 40mg;  Sodium 660mg;  Potassium 160mg;  Total Carbohydrate 19g (Dietary Fiber 0g ,Sugars 5g);  Protein 10g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 15%;  Vitamin C 4%;  Calcium 30%;  Iron 6%
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Starch;  2 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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