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A skillet of Rotel dip topped with fresh tomatoes and cilantro, served with tortilla chips.

Rotel Dip with Beef

This Rotel dip is a blend of cheese, zesty tomatoes, chiles and ground beef, all melted to gooey perfection. This easy dip has just a handful of ingredients and can be made on the stove top or in the slow cooker.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 101kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 3/4 pound ground beef I use 90% lean
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 10 ounce can Rotel tomatoes do not drain
  • 16 ounces Velveeta cheese cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves chopped


  • Place a large pan over medium high heat. Add the ground beef and cook for 5-6 minutes, breaking up with a spatula.
  • Stir in the taco seasoning and cook for another 2-3 minutes or until meat is cooked through.
  • Add the Rotel tomatoes and Velveeta to the pan. Cook for 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted.
  • Top the dip with tomatoes and cilantro, then serve with tortilla chips.


Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 477mg | Potassium: 180mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 305IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 168mg | Iron: 0.6mg