Easy crowd pleasing crock pot bean dip recipe. A delicious appetizer with tortilla chips, or filling for making enchiladas, tacos, burritos, and more! Just throw in all of the ingredients and let the slow cooker do its magic.
I first made this crock pot bean dip a few weeks ago and immediately knew if was a winner.
Simple to make, only a few ingredients, little prep work, and most importantly it tastes AMAZING!
The first time I made it, we served it as an appetizer dip at a family gathering and the whole crock pot was gone by the time it was over.
I love making cream cheese bean dip in the oven, but this version is so simple because I can just throw it all in the crock pot and forget about it.
This week I’ve been loving it as a filling for burritos and a topping for homemade nachos!
It’s such a versatile recipe and can be used for all kinds of mexican themed meals.
ingredients to make crock pot bean dip
- refried beans
- mild green chiles
- sour cream
- lime juice
- mexican cheese
- garlic powder
- onion powder
- chili powder
- salt to taste
The prep work couldn’t be any easier, as it’s basically just measure and dump into the crock pot to do all the work for you!
Just add it all in a slow cooker, give it a good stir, and let it get to cooking!
This recipe is full of flavor, but not spicy, making it great for everyone even kids!
If you like a spicier dip, you can use spicy salsa and add in some cayenne or paprika for extra heat.
A few diced up jarred jalapenos would really kick it up a notch too.
What kind of cheese to use in bean dip
The recipe calls for pre shredded mexican cheese (I love the convenience factor), but you can mix it up and use freshly grated colby jack or monterey jack.
How to tell when crock pot bean dip is done
The crock pot bean dip will cook on high for around an hour to an hour and a half, and all you need to do is stir it occasionally.
You will know it’s done when it is all hot and bubbly and the cheese is totally melted.
Serve as a stand alone with tortilla chips, and use up the leftovers for any of your favorite mexican night favorite dishes!
Ways you can use this delicious bean dip
- enchilada filling
- burrito or taco filling
- nacho topping for 5 minute nachos
- in a burrito bowl
So many yummy possibilities!
More mexican recipes you might like
- Nacho Cheese Sauce
- The Best Guacamole
- Vegetarian Burrito Bowl
- Mexican Rice Casserole
- Fresh Corn Salsa
- The Best Veggie Enchiladas
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Crock Pot Bean Dip Recipe
- 16 oz can refried beans
- 4.5 oz can mild green chiles
- 1 cup sour cream
- ⅓ cup salsa
- juice of 1 small lime
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 ¼ cups mexican cheese
- salt to taste
- Add the refried beans, mild green chiles, sour cream, salsa, fresh lime juice, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, chili powder, and mexican cheese to a 1.5 quart slow cooker and stir well to combine
- Cook on high for 1 - 1.5 hours, until the bean dip is hot and bubbly, stirring as needed
- Salt to taste
- Serve the crock pot bean dip as dip with tortilla chips, or as filling for tacos, burritos, enchiladas, etc. It makes a great appetizer too!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 101Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 210mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 4g