Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Slow Cooker Texas Queso

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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Two 16-ounce packages processed cheese, such as Velveeta, cut into 1-inch cubes

Two 10-ounce cans tomatoes with chilies, such as Rotel Original

Tortilla chips, for serving 

Flour tortillas, for serving 


  1. In a small slow cooker, add the cheese cubes as well as both cans of the tomatoes with chilies, including the liquid from the cans. Set the slow cooker to low and let melt, stirring occasionally, until completely melted, about 30 minutes. Keep warm until ready to serve.
  2. Serve with tortilla chips, flour tortillas or as a topping for fajitas, nachos or tacos.

Cook’s Note

For a heartier version, add one pound of browned ground beef to the mix.

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