Dried Beef Ball

Dried Beef Ball

mjshan 0

"This classic recipe is made with cream cheese and dried beef and served with snack crackers. It makes a good party appetizer."

Ingredients 10 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 182 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 182 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 15.9 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.6g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 8 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 60 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 592 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Reserve about a half cup of chopped dried beef.
  2. In a separate medium bowl, combine the remaining beef, cream cheese, green onions, Worcestershire sauce and seasoned salt. Mix well and roll into a ball.
  3. Roll the ball in the reserved beef, coating the entire outside of the ball.
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  1. 57 Ratings


Don't skip th eseason salt. It's the beef that's adding too much salt. If you rinse each piece of dried beef before you chop it up and then pat dry with a paper towel the saltiness is alleviated and this appetizer is a big hit. Takes a little more time but it is worth it.


Very good! I used Buddig corned beef, about a package and a half and instead of making it into a ball, I just put it in a bowl as a spread. Also added a little garlic powder. Served it with Ritz and Triscuits and everybody loved it, even my brother who says he never likes "stuff like that".


like other reviewers, i chose the carl buddig packaged beef over dried beef, although next time may try it with corned beef like r.t. did! also, i didn't have green onions so i added about a rounded tablespoon of finely minced onion instead. the worchestershire sauce & seasoned salt really give this recipe a nice flavor. great with triscuits. thanks joan!