Ground Beef Dip Recipe For Incredibly Flavored Easy Meaty Italian Dip

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Sometimes you are looking for a good hearty, satisfying meat dip so I can’t wait for you to try my Meaty Italian Dip. I tested my ground beef dip recipe and then served this scrumptious Italian Meaty Dip (now in Too Hot in the Kitchen) at a party at my house. Well, everyone said this was the best of Italian appetizer recipes and asked for the recipe. Some people called later begging for the recipe for this ground beef dip with cream cheese.  The cream cheese gave it a rich, creamy taste. I immediately decided to include this easy, Italian dip recipe in my next cookbook which was Too Hot in the Kitchen. So, I am excited to include this meat dip on my healthy food blog for you to make whenever you want a really good meaty dip recipe.

Meaty Italian Dip from Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle at Any Age

A creamy hearty ground beef dip with robust Italian ingredients- had tons of recipe requests and everyone ate more and more and more. One of the most outstanding Italian appetizer recipes.

Makes 32 (1/4-cup) servings

1 pound ground sirloin
6 ounces ground breakfast turkey sausage
1/2 pound sliced mushrooms
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup minced roasted red peppers (found in jar)
1/2 cup sliced black olives
1 (14-ounce) can artichokes, drained and finely chopped
1 (14-ounce) can fire-roasted chopped tomatoes
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese
1/2 cup nonfat sour cream

1. In large nonstick pot, cook meat, sausage, mushrooms and onion until meat and sausage are done, about 5-7 minutes. Drain excess fat.
2. Add remaining ingredients, except sour cream and cook until cheese is melted and dip is well heated. Stir in sour cream, heat and serve.

Nutritional information per serving:  Calories 67 Calories from fat 45% Fat 3g Saturated Fat 2g Cholesterol 19mg Sodium 174mg Carbohydrate 3g Dietary Fiber 1g Sugars 1g Protein 6g Dietary Exchanges: 1 lean meat

Spicy Advice: Fire-roasted diced tomatoes have a roasted smoky flavor for a more intense tasting tomato.

Effortless Entertaining with Simple Ground Beef Dip Recipe

Who doesn’t love Italian appetizer recipes? My Meaty Italian Dip from Too Hot in the Kitchen is one of our absolute favorites of Italian dip recipes. Lean sirloin and turkey sausage, combine with the healthy and antioxidant-rich roasted red pepper, artichokes, mushrooms, olives and basil will have you digging in and coming back for more and more. Disguised as man food since we really know the secret to a man’s heart is through his stomach, this hearty meat dip is sure to please you and your guy’s guy. And, it is so much better than just a hamburger dip!  I do have my best Burger Dip if you want a 4-ingredient meat dip recipe but I promise this dip will win you over.

Too Hot In The Kitchen Is A Book For Everyone!
Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle at Any Age - 200 Simple and Sassy RecipesToo Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle at Any Age – 200 Simple and Sassy Recipes

Do you like to entertain but want some directions with menu planning?  The Effortless Entertaining Chapter in Too Hot in the Kitchen cookbook gives you the best easy recipes to simplify party planning.  Even this man’s favorite Meaty Italian Dip is from this cookbook.  say it is their favorites. Probably because the recipes are a little more trendy and

The Effortless Entertaining Chapter, in my cookbook Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle at Any Age, keeps cooking for company simple while also satisfying your man.  Forget the junk food and enjoy my “trim & terrific” recipes so everyone will be a winner!  If you like this dip, have you ever tried my Queso recipe?

How To Serve Your Italian Ground Beef Dip – Use A Fondue Pot To Keep It Warm
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If you have a fondue pot, pull it out as a great way to keep this wonderful ground bee dip hot! Yes, you can also use a crock pot but sometimes those are a little big. This electric fondue pot works great and I like the way it is made. You’ll find yourself using it so many times as a serving piece.  I use to have those sterno fondue pots and they were a pain!

Check out the new fondue pots and how great they look and easy to use to serve any hot meat dips or any dip for that matter.



What To Do With Your Leftover Ground Beef Dip with Cream Cheese

This delicious ground beef dip makes a ton but honestly, I don’t usually have leftovers.  The cream cheese makes this a creamy meat recipe that you can also serve the next day as an entree.  Serve over rice, pasta or your favorite grain as a variation on meat sauce.  This ground beef dip also freezes well so you have it to pull out for your next party or next dip you need a hearty dip.

Italian Appetizer Recipes Perfect For Parties or Watching Sporting Events

When do I serve this Italian Meaty Dip?  I admit I usually serve this dip when I have big eaters coming over because it is a little more filling with the ground beef and sausage.  However, I am a meat person and truly love this Italian sausage dip recipe and everyone always raves about it.  Don’t label when you serve recipes I you might be surprised how popular an unexpected dip might be.  I serve with chips or a strong cracker.  Look for those little pastry cups as they work well too.

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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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