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Campfire Queso

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Let's be real, everyone loves Velveeta. The only way to make it better is by adding sausage and beer. 

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Yields: 8 servings
Prep Time: 0 hours 5 mins
Total Time: 0 hours 15 mins
1/2 lb.

hot Italian sausage

1/2 c.

beer (such as pale ale)

16 oz.

Velveeta, cut into 1" cubes

2 c.

shredded pepper jack


(10-oz.) can Rotel tomatoes

Freshly chopped cilantro, for serving

Sliced jalapeño, for serving

Tortilla chips, for serving

  1. In a medium or large cast-iron skillet over a campfire, cook sausage, breaking up with a wooden spoon, until golden and no longer pink, 5 minutes. Pour over beer and deglaze skillet. 
  2. Reduce 3 minutes, then add Velveeta, pepper jack, and Rotel and stir until melty and combined.
  3. Garnish with cilantro and jalapeño before serving with tortilla chips.

Chelsea Lupkin
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