Slow Cooker Texas Trash Beef and Bean Dip
Author: Sarah Olson
Prep time: 25 mins
Cook time: 2 hours
Total time: 2 hours 25 mins
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 2 (16-oz.) cans refried beans
  • 1 (8-oz.) pkg. Colby Jack cheese, shredded and divided
  • 1 (7-oz) can fire-roasted green chiles, drained
  • 1 (8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, room temprature
  • 1 cup sour cream (plus more for serving)
  • 1 (1-oz.) pkg. taco seasoning
  • Chips for serving
  • Optional: Serve with extra sour cream, olives and salsa
Slow Cooker Size:
  • 4-quart or larger
  1. Brown meat on the stove-top in a medium sized skillet, or in the slow cooker if your slow cooker has a browning option. Drain the grease. Add meat to slow cooker if using a skillet.
  2. Add the refried beans, ⅔ of the cheese, chiles, cream cheese, sour cream and taco seasoning. Stir everything together and flatten out with a spatula. Wipe down edges of slow cooker for a neat appearance.
  3. Sprinkle over remaining cheese.
  4. Cover and cook on HIGH for 2 hours without opening the lid during the cooking time.
  5. Serve with chips and additional sour cream, olives and salsa if desired.
  6. Enjoy!
Recipe by The Magical Slow Cooker at