Slow Cooker Green Chili Queso Dip

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Pepper jack & cream cheese are combined with fresh jalapeños, avocado & cilantro in this Slow Cooker Green Chili Queso Dip recipe, perfect as a side or snack!

Slow Cooker Green Chili Queso Dip Recipe

If you thought about putting your Crock Pot away for the summer, think again!  Summer is the perfect time to use a slow cooker because it eliminates the need to turn on the oven and heat up your entire house.

Today, I’m sharing a delicious new recipe twist on queso dip, with no velvetta or rotel required!

Slow Cooker Green Chili Queso Dip Recipe

This queso dip combines pepper jack cheese and cream cheese with fresh ingredients like avocado, jalapenos and cilantro for a creamy, flavorful dip that is sure to be a party pleaser or the perfect side dish for Taco Tuesday!

Slow Cooker Green Chili Queso Dip Ingredients

Green Chili Queso Dip Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup onions (diced)
  • 1 serrano chili (seeded & diced)
  • 1 jalapeño (seeded & diced)
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 avocado (peeled, pitted and smashed)
  • ¼ cup fresh squeezed lime juice (app. 2 limes)
  • 1 (7 oz) can chopped green chilies
  • 2 tbsp fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 8 oz cream cheese (cubed)
  • 2 cups pepper jack cheese (shredded)
  • ½ cup sour cream

Green Chili Queso Dip Instructions

Add the olive oil to a skillet on the stovetop over medium heat. Saute the onions, serrano and jalapeno for 4-5 minutes, add the garlic and saute for an additional minute. Remove from the heat and add to a Crock-­Pot® Slow Cooker set to low heat.

Add the avocado, lime juice, green chilies, cilantro, cumin and sea salt.

Slow Cooker Green Chili Queso Dip Recipe

Add the cream cheese and pepper jack cheese.

Slow Cooker Green Chili Queso Dip Recipe

Stir everything together.

Slow Cooker Green Chili Queso Dip Recipe

Cover and slow cook for 30 minutes on low, open and stir.

Continue to cook on low for an additional 30 minutes – 1 hour.

After the dip is cooked, stir in the sour cream. Leave in the slow cooker on the warm setting or serve immediately.

Slow Cooker Green Chili Queso Dip Recipe

Serve with tortilla chips on the side for dipping!

Slow Cooker Green Chili Queso Dip Recipe

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Slow Cooker Green Chili Queso Dip

Pepper jack & cream cheese are combined with fresh jalapenos, avocado & cilantro in this Slow Cooker Green Chili Queso Dip recipe, perfect as a side or snack!

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 301 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup onions diced
  • 1 serrano chili seeded & diced
  • 1 jalapeño seeded & diced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 avocado peeled, pitted and smashed
  • ¼ cup fresh squeezed lime juice app. 2 limes
  • 7 oz can diced green chilies
  • 2 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 8 oz cream cheese cubed
  • 2 cups pepper jack cheese shredded
  • ½ cup sour cream

Serve with

  • tortilla chips for dipping

Instructions

  1. Add the olive oil to a skillet on the stovetop over medium heat.
  2. Saute the onions, serrano and jalapeno for 4-5 minutes, add the garlic and saute for an additional minute.
  3. Remove from the heat and add to a slow cooker set to low heat.

  4. Add the avocado, lime juice, green chilies, cilantro, cumin and sea salt.
  5. Add the cream cheese and pepper jack cheese.

  6. Stir everything together.
  7. Cover and slow cook for 30 minutes on low, open and stir.
  8. Continue to cook on low for an additional 30 minutes - 1 hour.
  9. After the dip is cooked, stir in the sour cream.
  10. Leave in the slow cooker on the warm setting or serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition information provided is just for the queso dip and does not include the chips for dipping.