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Beefy Taco Dip

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes

Serves: 18

Spicy ground beef, picante sauce, cream cheese and Cheddar are heated together for a hearty dip with maximum's a quick and tasty appetizer to serve with tortilla chips.


1/2 lb. ground beef
1 1/2 tsp. chili powder
1 cup Pace® Picante Sauce
4 oz. (1/2 of an 8-ounce package) cream cheese, cut into pieces
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (about 2 ounces)
2 tbsp. diced tomatoes
2 tbsp. sliced green onions
2 tbsp. sliced pitted black olives
2 tbsp. seeded sliced jalapeño peppers
2 tbsp. sour cream
18 oz. (1 bag) tortilla chips


Cook the beef and chili powder in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until the beef is well browned, stirring often to separate meat. Pour off any fat.

Stir the picante sauce, cream cheese and Cheddar cheese in the skillet. Cook and stir until the cheese is melted.

Spoon the beef mixture into a medium bowl.  Sprinkle with the tomatoes, onion, olives and pepper and top with the sour cream, if desired.  Serve with the tortilla chips.

Beefy Taco Dip