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Friday, December 12, 2008

Layered Mexican Dip

I love this stuff. Just a mouthful of yummy.


  • 1-2 tsp. Homemade Taco Seasoning
  • 1 (16 ounce) can refried beans ( I use organic)
  • 1 (8 ounce) package reduced fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (16 ounce)reduced fat sour cream
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar salsa
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 3-4 chopped green onions
  • 1 (6 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained
  • 2 cups reduced fat shredded Cheddar cheese
  • A BIG bag of Tostitos Chips


  1. In a medium bowl, blend the taco seasoning mix and refried beans. Spread the mixture onto a large serving platter or trifle bowl.
  2. Mix the sour cream and cream cheese in a medium bowl. Spread over the refried beans.
  3. Top the layers with salsa. Place a layer of tomato, green bell pepper, green onions over the salsa, and top with Cheddar cheese. Garnish with black olives.
Note: This recipe is so versatile. You can add cooked hamburger as well. Just go crazy with it. You can't mess it up.


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  1. delicious! love the added veggies to a traditional bean/sour cream/salsa dip!

  2. That sounds yummy! And BTW - I love your header!

  3. sounds delicious and somthing that would greatly be approved by my teens


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