Taco Dip from Closet Cooking

A hot melted cheese dip inspired by the flavours of tacos! Serve topped with lettuce, tomatoes and avocados along with some tortillas for dipping.

Servings: makes 4+ servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup lettuce, shredded (optional)
  • 1 tomato, diced (optional)
  • 1 avocado, diced (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons sliced black olives (optional)
  • 1 handful cilantro (optional)
  1. Brown the ground beef in a pan, drain the grease add the taco seasoning and water, mix and simmer until the water evaporates.
  2. Mix the beef, cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, salsa and cheeses in a large bowl, reserving some of the cheese.
  3. Pour the mixture into a baking dish and top with the reserved cheese.
  4. Bake in a preheated 350F oven until it is bubbling on the sides and golden brown on top, about 20-30 minutes.
  5. Optionally serve topped with fresh shredded lettuce, tomato, avocado, olives and cilantro.