Meaty Italian Dip

  • Yield 32 servings

A creamy hearty dip with robust Italian ingredients.


1 pound ground sirloin
6 ounces ground breakfast turkey sausage
1/2 pound sliced mushrooms
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup minced roasted red peppers (found in jar)
1/2 cup sliced black olives
1 (14-ounce) can artichokes, drained and finely chopped
1 (14-ounce) can fire-roasted chopped tomatoes
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese
1/2 cup nonfat sour cream


  1. Cook meat, sausage, mushrooms and onion over medium heat for 5-7 minutes until cooked through. Drain any excess liquid or grease.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, except sour cream and cook until cheese melts.
  3. Add remaining sour cream, stir until thoroughly combined, and serve.
Recipe reprinted with permission from Holly Clegg’s Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle at Any Age. 



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