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Picadillo Dip

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 65 min.


4 cups

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.


  • 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


  1. 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 Facts

1/4 cup: 97 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 178mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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