Layered Cuban Dip with Beef
1 lb Extra Lean Ground Beef
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp dried oregano
1 jar thick and chunky salsa (medium or hot)
1/4 cup raisins (plumped in hot water)
1 cup light spreadable cream cheese, softened
½ cup fat-free sour cream
1 can (14 oz) crushed pineapple, well drained
1/4 cup EACH finely chopped green onions and pimiento or red pepper
Brown ground beef with seasonings for 5 minutes on high in large skillet. Drain
off fat and blot well with paper towel. (This is important to final appearance
of recipe.) Add salsa and raisins and cook 5 minutes on low. Meanwhile, combine
cream cheese and sour cream and spread over a serving plate that has an edge.
Top with hot beef mixture, well-drained pineapple, chopped green onions and pimiento.
Serve immediately (or chill and serve) with rice crackers/cakes or sliced pita/flatbread.
Serves 12-15 people as an appetizer.
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