How to Make Nacho Cheese Dip With Ground Beef

Nacho cheese dip with ground beef can be a favorite at family events and company parties. Though easy to prepare, it is a filling and tasty dish that can be served as a topping for chips, enchiladas, burritos and other ethnic foods; it can also be used to spice up more Americanized dishes, such as hot dogs and french fries.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 lb. ground beef

  • 1/2 tsp. garlic salt

  • 2 lbs. soft American cheese block

  • 1/2 cup milk

  • 3/4 cup salsa

Preparation

Step 1

Brown 1 lb. ground beef over medium heat in a skillet until it is thoroughly cooked (there should be no pink). Drain grease using a colander and run hot water over hamburger to eliminate residual grease. Place hamburger back in skillet and sprinkle with garlic salt for added flavor.

Step 2

Cube or slice 2 lbs. American cheese block into manageable portions and add to cooked ground beef. Reduce heat to low/medium until cheese melts. Stir frequently.

Step 3

Pour 1/2 cup milk into meat and cheese mixture after the cheese has melted, stir thoroughly. Milk helps keep nacho cheese dip with ground beef creamy.

Step 4

Add 3/4 cup of your favorite salsa to meat-cheese-milk mixture, and stir thoroughly to complete the dish.

Tip

Add chopped canned jalapenos for extra spice. Add or reduce milk to adjust creaminess.

Warning

Make sure ground beef is cooked thoroughly to reduce the risk of ingesting harmful bacteria.