Tex Mex Enchilada Dip

  • Author: Serene
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes


A warm tex mex enchilada dip loaded with ground beef, tons of melty gooey cheese and of course the tex mex chili gravy enchilada sauce. Enjoy the flavors of Texas with this savory snack!



Chili Gravy

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil, or shortening
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 cups beef broth

Ground Beef

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Additional toppings-Optional

  • sour cream
  • cilantro
  • avocado
  • tomato
  • olives
  • green onion


Chili Gravy

  1. Heat the shortening or oil in a medium size sauce pan over medium heat. Once the shortening is melted or the oil is heated add in the flour. Whisk until fully combined, will be a thick white sauce. Cook for about 2 minutes while stirring.
  2. Add in the spices, stir to combine. Will be a thick dark red paste. Allow this to cook for an additional 2 minutes. Then pour in the beef stock. Stir so that it is a smooth liquid, all the thick spices are mixed in. Bring to a simmer and allow to simmer for about 10-15 minutes to thicken. Remove from heat.
  3. In another small saucepan cook add the ground beef and onion. Cook over medium heat until the meat is browned and cooked. Add in the taco seasoning and water, stir to combine. Cook for about 5 more minutes while stirring.
  4. In a small dish or cast iron skillet layer the ground beef, top with the chili gravy and top with the cheese. Bake in the oven at 375 degrees for 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  5. Serve the dip warm.
  6. Top with any additional desired toppings and serve with chips.
  7. Enjoy!