Fried Chili Cheese Dip Skillet

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Fried Chili Cheese Dip Skillet, our favorite ONE POT dip recipe for tailgating! Skillet cheese dip never looked so good!

chip being dipped in dip

Oh my GOSH you guys…Wednesday is my favorite holiday of the entire year!!!! NATIONAL CHIP AND DIP DAY!! Better than my birthday and better than Christmas. On my birthday, I have to stop eating chips and dip to eat cake. Blah. Oh Christmas I’m distracted by hams and cookies and everything in between. On Wednesday March 23th we can eat chips and dip ALL DAY LONG and not feel bad about it. Best Day Ever!

If you’re going to celebrate Chips and Dip with an entire holiday, you better make some good chips and dip! This Fried Chili Cheese Dip Skillet with Deep Fried Mini Taco Boats is THE BEST EVER. It’s perfect for cheat day, tailgating, literally any party, and of COURSE National Chip and Dip Day! Go forth and celebrate!! :) (If you’re looking for our other favorite chilis, be sure to check out our favorite White Chicken Chili as we as this Best Chili Recipe!)

skillet with fried chili cheese dip

mini tortilla boats and skillet of beef

As you guys know, I’m an ambassador for Old El Paso. Every time I work with their products, I love them even more. They are just SO versatile. Simple, delicious ingredients. Just like I like my food. I used their green chiles (my FAVE), taco seasoning, and Mini Taco Boats for this recipe. The Mini Taco Boats just so happen to make the absolute BEST chips when deep fried and sprinkled with taco seasoning!! HOW have I not tried that before?? I’m hooked.

chip being dipped

cheesy dip in skillet topped with pico de gallo and cilantro

So back to planning the National Chip and Dip Day celebration.

This Fried Chili Cheese Dip HAS IT ALL. Cheese? Check. Ground beef? Check. Lots of flavor and spice? Check. TOTALLY SUPER SIMPLE AND MADE IN ONE POT? Check Check.

It’s hard to find a new favorite dip when you’re addicted like me, but this just might be the winner. I wish I could say it’s healthy…but like I said…everyone deserves a cheat day once in a while! Let National Chip and Dip Day be your cheat day! Or March Madness. Or your bday. Or the Superbowl. Really, any day. This dip is worth it!

fried chili cheese dip pull with tortilla boat

cheese pull with chip and dip

If you guys have a favorite dip recipe, leave it in the comments below! I’m ALWAYS on the hunt for new hot dip recipes. I literally can’t get enough.

HAPPY NATIONAL CHIP AND DIP DAY! Enjoy the Fried Chili Cheese Dip Skillet!


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