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Game Day Frito Chili Cheese Dip

This dip is loaded with rich chili and topped with melted pepper jack cheese! This is the perfect dip for any game day. Serve with plenty of chips! 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 211kcal
Author foodnessgracious


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 14 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 14 oz can kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 8 oz Cabot Pepper Jack Cheese grated
  • 4 oz Cabot Vermont Sharp Cheddar Cheese grated
  • 1 large bag Frito Chips
  • Green onion
  • Cilantro


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In a 10 inch cast iron pan or oven safe skillet add the beef and brown until no longer pink.
  • Drain the grease from the meat and add the tomato paste, diced tomatoes, kidney beans, pepper, paprika, chili powder, cumin, and salt.
  • Bring to a simmer and add some crushed Frito chips.
  • Top with the grated Pepper Jack and Vermont Cheddar Cheese.
  • Transfer the pan to the oven and bake for about 25 minutes and the cheese is hot and bubbling.
  • Garnish with extra Frito chips, green onions, and cilantro.
  • Serve at once with tortilla chips.


Serving: 8oz | Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 555mg | Potassium: 597mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 555IU | Vitamin C: 9.7mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 3mg