For a hearty hot dip that's both sweet and savory, try this recipe from Lisa Revell of Vernon, New Jersey. "The unusual combination of ingredients makes this snack great," Lisa informs.
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 65 min.
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 cup water
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 can (14-1/4 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1/2 cup slivered almonds
- 1/4 cup sliced pimiento-stuffed olives
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- Tortilla chips
- In a large saucepan, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink. Add the water, garlic, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes; drain. Stir in the next six ingredients. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve hot with chips.
Nutrition Facts1/4 cup: 97 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 178mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.
Originally published as Picadillo Dip in Taste of Home August/September 1996
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