Smoked Queso Dip Recipe On The Grill

This creamy smoked cheese dip recipe, served with air-fried tortilla chips, is ideal for game day, camping, or holiday gatherings. Move over, choriqueso. There’s a new cheese dip in town, and it’s smoked queso dip.

An enhanced version of basic queso, this smoked queso recipe is stuffed with Velveeta, cheddar or pepper jack cheese, Rotel, meat, and jalapenos and has a smoky flavor kick.

Fire up your smoker and let’s get cooking; don’t forget to grab a Michelada or Mango Michelada while you’re at it. This ain’t Chili’s skillet queso, y’all.

This skillet queso is highly adaptable so dress it up however you like. Don’t like it spicy? Omit the jalapeno. Love cheese? Make it a 3 cheese queso by adding a block of cream cheese. There are only about 7 ingredients needed to make smoky cheese dip.

If you look at the pictures in this post, you’ll notice there are 3 different variations. We go where our mood takes us! As previously mentioned, this is a highly customizable cheese dip, so adjust to your personal preference.

Smoked Queso | Easy Queso Dip For Smoker or Pellet Grill

Smoked Queso 🔗

Smoked Queso is a Smoked Queso dip made on the grill. Two types of cheese, Rotel, onion, garlic, and more all in one cheesy grill. This is also a great campfire dip, tailgating recipe, and party dip.

Prep: 5min

Total: 125min

Serving Size: 1 g

Nutrition Facts: servingSize 1 g, calories 90 kcal, Carbohydrate 1 g, Protein 8 g, Fat 5 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 28 mg, Sodium 212 mg, unSaturated Fat 2 g


  • Grill
  • Aluminum Pan
  • Meat Chopper
  • 1 block of Velveeta (32 ounces)
  • 1 block of Pepper Jack Cheese (16 ounces)
  • 1 can Rotel (20 ounce)
  • 3/4 cup pickled jalapenos in a jar
  • 1/2 onion (diced)
  • 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 pound ground beef (cooked and chopped)


  1. Add in all the ingredients into your aluminum foil 9×13 pan. Velveeta, Pepper jack cheese, diced onion, garlic, can of Rotel with liquid, pickled jalapenos, and cooked ground beef.
  2. Turn the grill on to 200-250 degrees. There is wiggle room in the temperature. Place the cheese dip on the grill uncovered.
  3. Cook for 2 hours and stir every 15-20 minutes.
  4. Once the smoked queso is done, serve with your favorite dippers. Pork rids, corn chips, tortilla chips, veggies, etc.

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