This is a Dip for Chips using the Halifax Donair Meat to create a Donair Dip. You need to already have the Donair Sauce made up to create this dish so head on over there and make it before making this Dip. This is mixed with Cream Cheese and Halifax Style Seasoned Donair Meat with Mozzarella Cheese. Topped off with some Vegetables, typically Onions & Tomatoes.
For this recipe, we are not after the texture of sliced meat, it’s the taste. Which can be adjusted to be stronger on the Onion or Garlic side, or perhaps you want more heat. Simple enough, add Black Pepper or Cayenne Pepper.
Adjust to suit your taste. Especially the heat, because it is dampened by the Cream Cheese so you may need to add more to get the desired effect.
Donair Meat Texture
The Texture here still matters, just not in the sense of a Shaved Meat. Instead, with this recipe, we go in the opposite direction with a small crumble or paste-like texture. This allows the Seasoned Ground Beef to go like a paste or small crumble texture which is perfect for Chip Dips. It is evenly distributed throughout giving you Halifax Style Donair Flavor with every bite.
To achieve this. Add water to the Ground Beef mixture and blend in until all the water has been absorbed. Cook over max heat and constantly moved around and break the meat down into smaller pieces until all the water has evaporated.
Cream Cheese & Halifax Style Donair sauce is used to create the Dip with a small amount of Mozzarella Cheese mixed in and cooked. I always use a custom blend of Mozzarella and Provolone cheese at a ratio of 3:1 Mozzarella to Provolone. It really is the best. Spread out into a small casserole dish. Then add some cheese on top and brown in the oven.
If you’re after Chunky Vegetables in the mix, then Dice a Medium Onion and optionally mince some Garlic. Diced Peppers go really well with this too.
You can also experiment with Chilies, Jalapenos, and other hot peppers. Saute the vegetables for a few minutes towards the end when cooking the Ground Meat and after all the water has evaporated.
Cooking Donair Dip
Bake in the oven at 350 F until heated for about 20 minutes and nice golden spots on the Cheese.
Top with Diced Onions and Tomatoes. You can also Garnish with Peppers, Chili Flakes, Aleppo Pepper, Parsley, Green Onions & Hot Peppers.
- Casserole Dish
- Combine Ground Beef & Donair Seasoning Mix really well. Then add Water and mix until all the water is absorbed and the meat is paste like. Cook over Max Heat mixing often and breaking the meat down until all moisture has evaporated. Add in Additional Vegetables if using. Cook for a few more minutes and set aside for now.
- In a bowl combine Cream Cheese, Mozzarella Cheese, Donair Sauce Whisk well then add in the Donair Meat and Mix. Spread into a small Casserole Dish. Top with more Cheese and Bake in the oven for 20 minutes at 350 F.
- Remove from the oven and top with Diced Onions & Tomatoes and other vegetables if desired. Serve warm with Tortilla or Pita Chips.