Are You Ready for Grilling Season? Order Your Accessories and Parts Now!

Smokin’ Queso Dip

Prep Time: 15 Min | Cook Time: 40 Min


  • 1
    Velveeta Original Cheese: 16 oz. Cubed
  • 2
    Colby & Monterrey Jack Cheese: 8 0z. Cubed
  • 3
    Char-Griller Grills Taco & Fajita Seasoning to taste
  • 4
    Taco Bell Original Seasoning: 1 oz.
  • 5
    Hormel Chili with Beans: 15 0z.
  • 6
    Philadelphia Original Cream Cheese: 8 oz. Cubed
  • 7
    Fresh Cilantro: small: ¾ cup, chopped
  • 8
    Chorizo: 6 oz. pre-cooked, Chopped
  • 9
    Pickled jalapenos: 1 Cup Diced with the Juice (about 4 jalapenos)
  • 10
    Green Chiles: 4 oz. Diced
  • 11
    Lime: 2, squeezed for Juice
  • 12
    Milk: 1 cup
  • 13
    Tomatoes: 2 (Diced)
  • 14
    Tortilla Chips: 1 Bag
  • 15
    Char-Griller Grills Drip Pan used to cook or use a medium size pan


Looking for a quick and delicious game day recipe? This Smoked Queso is the perfect dish! Easy to personalize and great for a crowd, this recipe from Ambassador James Llorens is sure to score a touchdown. 


  1. Place all the ingredients in sections in the pan and it’s ready for the Smoker
  2. Clean the Char-Griller Smokin’ Champ 1733 using a grate scraper, cooking spray oil and a BBQ grease rag.
  3. Using the Char-Griller Grills Charcoal Chimney fire up a full chimney of lump charcoal to 360°. Offset the charcoal on the right side of the fire grate in the main grilling area.
  4. Allow the smoker to warm up for 30 mins & then place the cherry wood chunks on top of the cooking grate over the fire.
  5. Place the queso pan opposite side of the fire.
  6. Stir/mix all the ingredients once they begin to melt: 10 minutes.
  7. Smoke for 40 minutes and remove.
  8. Certified Tip: if the queso is too thick add a small amount of milk to it
  9. Serve with Tortilla Chips and enjoy!

Print Recipe