Krista's Queso

Krista's Queso


"I always make this at Christmas, Thanksgiving, birthdays, and football parties. It is great, easy, and goes fast."


50 m servings 153 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 153 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 13.5 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.3g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 6.6 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 491 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook the sausage in a large skillet over medium heat until completely browned; drain.
  2. Combine the cooked sausage, cheese, mushrooms, and diced tomatoes with green chile peppers in a slow cooker. Set slow cooker to Low. Cook until the cheese melts completely, stirring occasionally, 30 to 40 minutes.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 27 Ratings


I thought this sounded at little salty, so I added an 8 oz. pkg. of low fat cream cheese, I also added a little extra salsa to make up for it. It was delicious. The guests at my son's college g...

Sorry. Not what I'm looking for. Tasted like a box of salt with alot of chemicals added to it.

Spicy! I scaled this recipe back to 6 servings for after school snack. Used 1/4 lb. gound sage sausage and 1/4 lb. fresh country mild sausage from the local butcher. To tame the spiciness, I ...

Skip the can of mushrooms, add a can of Mushroom Soup! Trust me, it makes all the difference in the world! I am asked to bring my "Rotel" everywhere i go.

I made this for work and doubled the recipe. The crock pot was empty by noon. Everyone loved it and wanted my recipe. I did take another poster's advice and used 1 can of cream of mushroom s...

We make this often, except without the mushrooms. Yum!

Made this for one of my parties.. everyone loved it!

Always a hit at parties. I love the mushrooms in this. I have changed this up quite often by adding mexican Velveeta cheese to give it a little more kick and ground beef instead of sausage.

I've been making this for more than 20 years now. Folks are disappointed if I show up at a party without it. I use ground beef or turkey seasoned with a great chili powder from Savory. I also ad...