Cheesy Venison Dip

Cheesy Venison Dip

Reminiscent of a Queso Fundido, this Cheesy Venison Dip is great to serve during the game or as an appetizer at your next party.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 servings


  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 lb ground venison
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese


  • Preheat your oven to 425ºF.
  • In a skillet, add the vegetable oil and heat to medium. Add in the ground venison, onion, chili powder and paprika and cook until venison is done. Add in the garlic and cook 1 minute. Salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat.
  • Pour half of the cheese into a baking dish and top with the venison mixture. Sprinkle on the remaining cheese and bake until bubble, about 20 minutes. Remove from oven and serve with tortilla chips.


This is best served warm.
Add a pinch of crushed red pepper if you are looking for some more spice.

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