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Seven Layer Dip Recipe

Seven Layer Dip

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"Perk up this classic dish with fresh lime juice and homemade guacamole."

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Directions

  1. Mix beans, chiles, 1 Tb. of lime juice, chili powder, cumin, and a pinch of salt in a small bowl. In a second small bowl, mash avocados with a fork; stir in remaining 2 Tbs. lime juice and 1/2 teaspoon of salt to make guacamole. In a third small bowl, mix sour cream and mayonnaise.
  2. Spread bean mixture, then guacamole, then sour cream mixture, and finally salsa over the bottom of a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate or similar size pan. Sprinkle with olives, then cheese. (Dip can be covered and refrigerated up to 2 days) To serve, sprinkle with green onions.
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Footnotes

  • If you can't find or don't want to use fresh avocados, substitute 16 ounces (about 1 1/2 cups) of prepared guacamole, seasoned generously with fresh lime juice.
  • Copyright 2006 USA WEEKEND and columnist Pam Anderson. All rights reserved.
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Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 25, 2006

Very good...I loved the green chilis and spices in the beans. Next time I will use more avocados & salsa. A big hit at the birthday party I brought it to.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 01, 2008

We were not impressed with this. Maybe I did something wrong. Thanks for the recipe though.

 
Jan 27, 2007

This was really good but to cut down on some of the fat, I used low fat sour cream and left out the mayonnaise. I will continue to make it this way.

 
Feb 11, 2007

I did not have Lime juice like I thought I had. So I ended up making this without lime. It is a 5 star without it, but with it it would be a 6 star. I did us the store made fresh salsa, so I did not add onions since there is plenty in the salsa. CUMIN and Green chilis in the beans give this a good zip! Thanks for sharing. (Hubby is still in the kitchen raving about this dip.)

 
May 26, 2008

Excellent! Although I made some modifications. In the bean layer, I left out the peppers, and added a 1/4 c. or so of chili sauce, and some extra chili pwdr and cumin. For the guac layer, I used only 2 avacados, which was plenty. I added some chunky salsa to the guac as well. I added a ~1/2 pkg of taco seasoning to the sour cream layer for some color and a kick of flavor. I don't like olives, so I drained a can of black beans and put about 1/2 on top for garnish. Overall, it was a BIG hit and everyone loved the flavors!

 
Dec 17, 2007

This is always a big hit! Instead of using the salsa, I substituted the salsa with a few diced tomatoes. I took this to a few BBQ's and it was completely gone within 1 hour! Everyone loved it!

 
Feb 08, 2007

I MADE THIS FOR SUPERBOWL XLI AND EVERYONE LOVED IT!! GREAT RECIPE!

 
Sep 23, 2008

Yummy!! Made this for a party and it was gone soooo fast. Now whenever I say I'll bring something, they all say how about that mexican dip you made...

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 54 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.8 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 1.2 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 115 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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