Pressure Cooker Ranch Queso

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 12 min
  • Total: 22 min
  • Servings: 16

Just ask anyone from Texas — queso makes the world go round. This Pressure Cooker Hidden Valley® Ranch Queso recipe is no exception, with kicked-up flavors made extra easy. A smooth, richly satisfying combination of diced onions, ground beef, diced tomatoes, green chiles, and zesty HVR Seasoning creates a slam dunk appetizer that steals the show of any spread.

Rated 4.7885/5 based on 52 customer reviews

Ingredients (7)

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 7 ounces diced green chiles, drained (1 7 oz. can)
  • 1 cup diced canned tomatoes with juice
  • 2 pounds Velveeta® cheese, cut into cubes

Steps (4)

  • Step 1
    Turn pressure cooker on the sauté setting and wait until it is hot.
  • Step 2
    Add the olive oil, onion, ground beef, ranch dips mix, green chiles and tomatoes. Cook, while crumbling the beef, until browned.
  • Step 3
    Add the cheese over the top of the meat mixture in the pot. Do not stir it in. Place lid on and seal the top.
  • Step 4
    Cook on manual pressure high for 4 minutes. When ready, do a quick release. Stir contents of pot and serve immediately with chips or vegetables.
  • For safe meat preparation, reference the USDA website.


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Recipe Nutritional Information

Calories 188

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 31%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 1220mg 53%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fibers 1g 4%
Sugars 6g
Protein 18g
Vitamin A 589 IU 12%
Vitamin C 3mg 4%
Calcium 335mg 34%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 348mg 10%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Ratings & Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from tasty just got a pressure cooker and decided to use, was good but seemed a little unnecessary to use such a large cooking vessel. still good!
Date published: 2021-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yesssss I do believe this is the best recipe for dip I have EVER tried. Now I make it all the te for everything my husband is always wanting it
Date published: 2020-12-08
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