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Beefy Dijon White Cheddar Dip

Beefy Dijon White Cheddar Dip ~ #easy #meat #dip #recipe from Sumptuous Spoonfuls

A wonderful creamy hot & beefy cheese dip with a flavor boost from gourmet Dijon mustard. It’s surprisingly healthy and high in protein too, with lean meat, onions, garlic, a goodly amount of nonfat Greek yogurt, sundried tomatoes, some sharp white cheddar cheese and a few red pepper flakes. You don’t need to feel guilty about eating it.

It wasn’t long ago that Maille, the 265-year-old French mustard company, contacted me and asked if I’d like to sample their products. I love a good mustard, so of course I said yes. The other day I came home from work and there was a box sitting on the kitchen table. My kids were curious what it was, but they hadn’t opened it. I took one look at the package and said happily, “I know what THIS is!”

Beefy Dijon White Cheddar Dip ~ #easy #meat #dip #recipe from Sumptuous Spoonfuls

My son was happy to open the package and showcase the contents to me, which I oohed and aahed over. I just had to open one right away and try it. Have I mentioned I really love a good mustard?

What goes with mustard? Beef is the first thing that came to my mind, and I just happened to have some ground beef (er, venison) thawed already and ready for cooking. I opened up my new treasure, decided on the horseradish dijon to start with, and got to work creating. I love the mustard, I love the way the dip turned out … and I can’t help but thinking this would be the perfect dip for a superbowl party! Stick it in a little crockpot and turn em loose. They’re gonna love it. Especially if you do happen to have a bit of Maille mustard on hand. It is an EXCELLENT gourmet mustard, with a perfectly delicate texture and oh-so-perfect mustard taste. I love how the horseradish dijon has a slight subtle bite to it, but the horseradish doesn’t overpower the mustard. (And did you know that Antoine Maille used to be the mustard-maker to the kings of France?)

Beefy Dijon White Cheddar Dip

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: About 2 cups of dip

Beefy Dijon White Cheddar Dip


  • 1/2 lb. lean ground beef (or venison or elk ... I used venison)
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 - 3 cloves garlic, peeled & chopped
  • 1 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 3 - 4 green onion tops, chopped
  • 2 oz. sharp white cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 3 Tablespoons Dijon mustard (I used Maille Dijon Mustard with Horseradish)
  • 1 - 2 Tablespoons chopped sundried tomato
  • a pinch of red pepper flakes (more or less to taste)


  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, brown the meat, stirring as it cooks to break it into little bits. Add the chopped onion and garlic and saute for a few minutes until the onion is soft and translucent. Stir in the yogurt, green onion tops, cheese, mustard, sundried tomato and red pepper flakes and cook for just a few minutes more until the cheese is melted.
  2. Serve hot with bagel chips, vegie chips, fresh vegies, toasted french baguette rounds, or crackers. Keep it warm in a mini-crockpot if you like. Garnish with snipped green onion or chives.


You can make the dip ahead of time and warm it up at serving time. It would make a perfect crockpot dip!

RECIPE SOURCE: http://www.sumptuousspoonfuls.com/

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Beefy Dijon White Cheddar Dip ~ #easy #meat #dip #recipe from Sumptuous Spoonfuls

This recipe was shared at  Sweet & Savoury SundayWhat to Do WeekendsMunching Mondays, Treasure Box Tuesdays and The Hearth & Soul Bloghop.

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One Response

  1. I love mustard and this dip look so tempting. Thanks for linking up to Sweet and Savoury Sundays, stop by and link up again this weekend.

    February 9, 2014 at 11:42 am