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Slow-Cooker Chile Con Queso

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 25 min
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings
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1 pound ground beef

3 tablespoons chili powder 

1 teaspoon garlic powder 

One 32-ounce block processed cheese, such as Velveeta, cubed 

One 16-ounce jar salsa 

Tortilla chips, for serving 


  1. Brown the beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat, 10 to 15 minutes. Add the chili powder and garlic powder and stir to combine. Add 1/4 cup water and let simmer until evaporated.
  2. Transfer the beef to a slow cooker. Stir in the cheese and salsa. Cover and let cook on high until melted, about 1 hour.
  3. Serve with tortilla chips.