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Easy Crockpot Mexican Cheese Bean Dip

This dip is so easy to make and perfect for game day. I had my 5 year old help me and she had so much fun. You can make this in a crockpot or a cast iron skillet, both ways are delicious, the crockpot might be just a touch easier. Enjoy!


Easy Crockpot Mexican Cheese Bean Dip


1/4-1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese

1/4-1/2 cup Cheddar or Mexican blend cheese

1 can diced tomatoes with chiles (including juice)

1/4 cup cilantro

1 can black beans

1 small yellow onion

1 tbsp olive oil

1 jalapeno

2 T taco seasoning

For Serving

Serve with tortilla chips, avocado and lime wedges


  1. Heat oil in skillet, salute onion for about 3-4 minutes. Add taco seasoning and cook an additional 30 seconds to 1 minute. Transfer onion to crockpot if using a crockpot or keep in cast iron skillet.
  2. Add diced tomatoes, jalapeño, half of the cilantro and rinsed beans.
  3. Sprinkle top with cheese and cover top. Give a little stir and cover with lid.
  4. Cook in slow cooker on high for 2 hours or slow for 4 hours. Cast iron on low for 1-2 hours.
  5. Mix well, then add remaining cilantro and add chopped avocado right before serving.