Chunky Pecan and Beef Dip

Chunky Pecan and Beef Dip

Chunky Pecan and Beef Dip

Prep and Cook Time 18 minutes


Makes 8 (3-tablespoon) servings


1/2 cup pecan pieces
3 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions with tops
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened and cut into cubes
1/2 jar (2.2 ounces) dried beef, rinsed in hot water, drained and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
Breadsticks, pita bread and assorted fresh vegetables for dipping


  1. Spray bottom of small saucepan generously with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium heat until hot. Add pecans and onions; cook over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes or until pecans are toasted and onions are tender.
  2. Add 1/4 cup hot water and cream cheese to saucepan; cook over medium-low heat until cheese is melted. Stir in dried beef and Italian seasoning; cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until hot.
  3. Spoon dip into bowl; sprinkle with additional green onion tops, if desired. Serve with dippers.

Nutritional Information

Calories 152
Total Fat 15 g
Cholesterol 35 mg
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fiber trace g
Protein 4 g
Sodium 221 mg

Dietary Exchange

Meat 1/2
Fat 3

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