Creamy Beef-and-Pasta Sauce Dip

Recipe from

Southern Living

Nutritional Information

Calories 149
Caloriesfromfat 45 %
Fat 7.5 g
Satfat 4 g
Monofat 2.6 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 11.2 g
Carbohydrate 9 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Cholesterol 26 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 345 mg
Calcium 71 mg


1 pound extra-lean ground beef
1/2 onion, chopped
Vegetable cooking spray
1 (26-ounce) jar low-fat pasta sauce
1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


Cook beef and onion in a large skillet coated with cooking spray until beef crumbles and is no longer pink. Remove beef mixture from skillet, and drain well; wipe skillet with a paper towel.

Add pasta sauce and next 3 ingredients to skillet; cook over low heat 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir in beef mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve warm with baked tortilla chips, carrots, or celery sticks.