From the Iowa Beef Industry Council (

1 package (3 ounces) dried beef, finely chopped

1 package (8 ounces) regular or reduced fat cream cheese

1/2 cup reduced fat sour cream

2 tablespoons chopped green onion

1/2 to 1 cup coarsely chopped dill pickles (not dill relish)

1/4 teaspoon pepper


Soften cream cheese, and combine with remaining ingredients. Chill until serving. Serve with crackers or fresh vegetables.

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