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Dairy Free Queso Dip Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Jaclyn


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1.5 cups water
  • 1 cup cashew pieces
  • 1 cup canned chopped green chilies or pre-made salsa verde
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1 tbsp beef tallow or other fat of choice
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin


  • In a large skillet, sauté chopped onion in tallow over med low heat.
  • Add ground beef and cook til browned, stirring and chopping meat as you go.
  • Add tomato sauce, salt, chili powder, garlic powder and cumin and stir well, continuing to cook.
  • Add green chilies or salsa verde and stir.
  • In a high powered blender, combine water, cashew pieces, nutritional yeast, and 2 cloves garlic and blend until creamy and smooth. Add to ground beef mixture and stir well.
  • Turn heat to low and simmer a few more minutes until desired thickness is reached.
  • Move to a serving dish (or small crock pot set to low), top with chopped cilantro and tomato, and serve with grain-free chips and pork rinds.