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Seven Layer Dip I


"This is a great party dip because it's best served at room temperature. You can set it out on the table early and finish cooking the rest of your meal."
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15 m servings 277 cals
Original recipe yields 15 servings


  • Calories:
  • 277 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 19.5 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.3g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 16.8 g
  • 34%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 63 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 447 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large skillet, brown ground beef. Set aside to drain and cool to room temperature.
  2. Spread the beans into the bottom of a 9x13 inch serving tray that is about 1 1/2 inches deep. Sprinkle 2 cups of shredded cheese on top of beans. Sprinkle beef on top of cheese. Spread sour cream very slowly on top of beef. Spread guacamole on top of sour cream. Pour salsa over guacamole and spread evenly. Sprinkle remaining shredded cheese. Sprinkle black olives, tomatoes, and green onions on top.
  3. You can serve this dish immediately, or refrigerate it over night and serve cold. I think it tastes better at room temperature.

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Everyone loved this, but we all agreed it needed to be WAY more spicy. I substituted cream cheese for half of the sour cream, used a packet of taco seasoning in the beef, and another packet in ...

Most helpful critical review

very good and easy!

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Everyone loved this, but we all agreed it needed to be WAY more spicy. I substituted cream cheese for half of the sour cream, used a packet of taco seasoning in the beef, and another packet in ...

This is a very old standby recipe that has been served again and again with fantastic results! First of all, this recipe is fine as written and served, but our crowd typically likes a little mor...

I recently had a party with some people who enjoy good Mexican food...and they DEVOURED this! The key that made this 7-layer dip so successful is the LACK of taco seasoning in the refried beans...

Seven Layer Dip is a classic that you just can't go wrong with. You can leave out any ingredient that you don't like, so it is easy to adjust for any taste. I add taco seasoning to the meat af...

This recipe deserves nothing less than five stars! I used homemade guacamole from another recipe on this site, replaced the salsa with taco sauce (we don’t like chunks of veggies), omitted the b...

Excellent. I omitted the guacamole and upped the sour cream to 16 oz. Added 2 TBS of taco seasoning to sour cream. Thanks!

This dip was incredible! There were only 4 of us so I cut the recipe in half and served it in an 8" square glass dish. I used the same amount of sour cream though and instead of using guacamole,...

I have made this dip many, many times :) Everyone loves goes really fast!!!!I follow the recipe exactly and it turns out perfectly everytime! Great for any party!!!

This is a great and easy recipe. My family loved it, and always asks for it during family gatherings and holidays. It's a little messy to prepare (especially for klutzes like me) but after ass...