HOT TACO DIP for a Crowd



If you love tacos or burritos, you'll love this! It's really a big hit with everyone on game day. I usually put a serving spoon in it because everyone likes to put it on their own plate and dig in with their favorite chips.

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A Crowd
40 Min
30 Min


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1 1/2 lb
ground beef
1 medium
onion, diced
2 pkg
cream cheese, room temperature
2 pkg
taco seasoning mix (divided, 1/2 pkg. & 1 1/2 pkg.)
1 1/2 c
salsa, tomato-based (your favorite)
1 can(s)
refried beans
1/4 c
chopped fresh chives or green onion tops
8 oz
sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
2 medium
fresh ripe tomatoes, chopped
1 small
can sliced black olives (optional)
sour cream (optional)
fresh jalapeno pepper, thinly sliced (optional)
shredded lettuce (optional)
tortilla chips for serving

How to Make HOT TACO DIP for a Crowd


  • 1Lightly grease a 9"x13" casserole with cooking oil spray or butter.
  • 2Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and place rack in middle position.
  • 3In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, thoroughly cook ground beef and onions until meat is no longer pink and onions are translucent; drain, return to skillet and set aside.
  • 4In mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/2 package of taco seasoning mix until light and fluffy.
  • 5Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over bottom of casserole and set aside.
  • 6Add remaining seasoning mix and salsa to meat; mix well and simmer over medium-low heat for 3 or 4 minutes.
  • 7Add refried beans and mix well to combine.
  • 8Spread meat mixture over cream cheese in dish.
  • 9Sprinkle with half the chives or green onions.
  • 10Evenly distribute cheese over the top and then top with the chopped tomatoes.
  • 11Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 to 35 minutes.
  • 12Remove from oven; garnish with remainder of chives or green onions and your choice of optional ingredients.

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About HOT TACO DIP for a Crowd

Course/Dish: Beef, Dips, Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican

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