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Green Olive Dip Recipe

Green Olive Dip Recipe

Olive fans will love this dip. It's cheesy and full of beef and beans. It could even be used to fill taco shells.—Beth Dunahay, Lima, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 3 hours YIELD:32 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) mild salsa
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 jar (5-3/4 ounces) sliced green olives with pimientos, drained
  • Tortilla chips


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook the beef, pepper and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased 3-qt. slow cooker. Add the beans, salsa, cheeses and olives. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until cheese is melted, stirring occasionally. Serve with chips. Yield: 8 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips) equals 96 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 262 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.