A few weeks back I made this recipe and I absolutely fell in love with it. I really wanted to remake it to share with all of you. It’s a very easy recipe that doesn’t take much time. It’s also versatile as you can omit the chicken stock and just make a dip. I think it’s absolutely amazing either way. My sister Sarah doesn’t care for ground beef tacos and she went in for seconds. That should tell you that if someone who hates tacos loves it you probably will too.
Ingredients I used:
- Hamburger Meat – 1 lb
- Spicy Breakfast Sausage – 1 lb
- Cream Cheese – 2 16 oz Packages
- Chicken Broth – 4 Cups
- Rotel – Original – 2 cans with juice
- Taco Seasoning – 1 packet
- Cilantro – Garnish Optional
- Tortilla Strips/Chips – Garnish Optional
I began browning the hamburger meat and sausage together. While your browning the meat together it is best to turn the crock pot on high and combine the cream cheese and the rotel. Honestly, you could probably toss in the chicken broth as well. I prefer to wait until the meat is in and combined with the other ingredients to determine how soupy I want the meal to be.
Once the meat is browned to my satisfaction I add it to the crockpot with the cheese and Rotel. The cheese does take a while to melt so I would stir it occasionally to really incorporate it and make the soup nice and creamy. Once the meat, cream cheese, and rotel are stirred up I start adding my chicken broth one cup at a time. Leave the crockpot on Low for a few hours and come home to a wonderful dinner.
Don’t forget to line your crock pot. I use these Extra Large Slow Cooker Liners Fits Up To 7-8 Quart Crock Pots 40 Ct
Also for more easy clean up I use these Blue Ceramic Mason Jar Spoon Rest by World Market
- Layer slow cooker liner over the crockpot
- Turn CrockPot to High
- Add the Cream Cheese and Rotel to the crockpot and close, stirring occasionally until the cheese is all melty.
- Brown hamburger meat
- Once meat is browned, drain grease.
- Add taco seasoning – follow packet instructions.
- Add meat to the crock pot and stir.
- Add chicken broth to the consistency you prefer. I used all of it and felt it was an appropriate amount of liquid to substance ratio. The less broth the thicker your soup will be. Or omit altogether to make a fabulous dip.
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-Stella & Jay