This makes a huge amount and is great as a take-along for a pot luck party.
2 pounds ground beef
1 medium onion, diced
1/2 lb. cheddar cheese, cubed or shredded
1 lb. Velveeta, cubed
1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, cubed
1 container (8 oz.) cottage cheese
1 container (8 oz.) sour cream
1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
3 cloves garlic, minced
salt and pepper
Brown ground beef over medium high heat in a large skillet. Season with salt and pepper while cooking. Drain and transfer to slow cooker. Add onion, cheddar cheese, Velveeta, cream cheese, cottage cheese, sour cream, tomato sauce and garlic. Cover and cook on high for 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper as needed. Serve with crackers or tortilla chips.
- Substitute one pound of Italian sausage (mild or hot) for one of the pounds of ground beef if you prefer.
- Serve with sliced jalapeno peppers on the side, or if everyone likes them, add them right into the crockpot!