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Ground Beef Queso Chili |

Ground Beef Queso Chli

  • Author: Laura


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 (14.75 oz each) cans beef broth
  • 2 (15 oz each) cans pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15 oz) can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 (10 oz) can condensed tomato soup
  • 4 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 cups dry rotini pasta noodles
  • Queso
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Toppings
  • Fritos corn chips
  • sour cream
  • more shredded cheese
  • chopped green onion
  • chopped fresh cilantro


  1. In a large pot, cook the ground beef, onion, salt, and pepper until beef is no longer pink. Drain off excess grease.

  2. Add in the beef broth, pinto beans, diced tomatoes, tomato soup, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, and oregano. Reduce to a simmer and cook for  5-8 minutes to thicken.

  3. Once thickened add the shredded cheese and stir until its combined. Add the queso to the chili once the pasta is fully cooked. Cook together for about 5-10 minutes. The chili will thicken more as it sits off the heat.

  4. Serve with desired toppings

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