This warm beef enchilada dip is the perfect dish for a crowd! A comforting low carb and keto friendly recipe that's made in the slow cooker.
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Oozy, gooey, meaty, cheesy and full of flavor. If that sounds good to you, then you should try this dip! It is a great crowd-pleaser and it feels like a truly luxurious dish – not “diet food” at all! You can make it in the slow cooker (or the slow cooker function of an Instant Pot) – just set it all up – using a time delay if necessary, forget about it, and the wonderful smell will fill your home!
You might also like my recipe for low carb chilaquiles rojos!
How to Make a Low Carb Beef Enchilada Dip
To make this dip, brown off some ground beef in a skillet.
Drain any excess liquid, and add the meat to a slow cooker or Instant Pot. Add a can of tomato sauce, shredded cheese, paprika, ground cumin, and dried oregano. For the cheese I use a Mexican blend but anything that melts well would work just fine. And you can add some cayenne if you want to make it a spicy dip!
Stir well and cook for two hours. The cheese will have melted and formed into a fantastic dip that incorporates all the other ingredients!
Transfer to a serving dish and top with sliced green onions.
Leftovers are FANTASTIC in lettuce wraps or tortillas!
- 1 lb ground beef
- 8 oz shredded Mexican blend cheese
- 15 oz canned tomato sauce
- 1 tbs paprika
- 1 tbs ground cumin
- 1 tbs dried oregano
- cayenne, optional, to taste
- 1 green onion, chopped, for garnish
- In a skillet, brown off the meat. Drain any excess liquid and add the meat to a slow cooker bowl.
- Add the cheese, tomatoes, and seasonings. Add the cayenne (if using) and stir well.
- Cook in the slow cooker (low setting) for 2 hours or use the slow cooker function on an Instant Pot.
- Serve warm, garnished with the green onions.
2g net carbs per serving (approx. ¼ cup)
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Nutrition InformationYield 12 Serving Size ¼ cup
Amount Per Serving Calories 185Total Fat 12gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 52mgSodium 281mgCarbohydrates 3gNet Carbohydrates 2gFiber 1gSugar 2gProtein 15g
Nutritional information for this recipe is provided as a courtesy and is my best approximation. I cannot guarantee completely accurate data due to variations in ingredients and cooking methods. Carbohydrates from sugar alcohols are not included in net carb counts as it has been shown that they do not impact blood sugar. Net carbs are the total carbs minus fiber.