Nacho Beef Dip Appetizers
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- 1 lb. 95% lean ground beef
- 1 jar (15 to 15 1/2 oz.) prepared cheese dip
- 1/2 cup prepared mild or medium chunky salsa
- 1/2 small red bell pepper
- 2 green onions (optional)
- 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives (optional)
- blue, yellow and/or white corn tortilla chips
Brown ground beef in large nonstick skillet over medium heat 8-10 minutes, or until beef is no longer pink, breaking up into small crumbles.
Remove beef from skillet with slotted spoon and place in 9-inch microwave-safe round baking dish. Add cheese dip and salsa. Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH for 2 minutes
Using pot holders, stir beef mixture carefully. Continue to microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 1 to 4 minutes longer until heated through.
Meanwhile, cut bell pepper into 1/4-inch pieces. Cut green onions crosswise into thin slices.
Using pot holders, remove pie plate from microwave. Stir beef mixture carefully. Let stand 1 minute.
Sprinkle top of beef mixture with bell pepper, green onions and olives. Serve with tortilla chips for dipping.
Nutrition information per serving: 185 calories (82 from beef); 15 g protein; 6 g carbohydrate; 9 g fat; 682 mg sodium; 46 mg cholesterol; 3.2 mg niacin; 0.2 mg vitamin B6; 1.1 mcg vitamin B12; 1.4 mg iron; 3.0 mg zinc.