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Skinny Seven Layer Dip Recipe
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Skinny Seven Layer Dip

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"The traditional 7 layer dip can be rather fattening, so here is a fresher, lighter alternative. It requires a tad more work, but I assure you it is worth it! I always have people asking for this recipe."

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Original recipe makes 40 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins

    20 mins


  1. Mix together the sour cream, garlic, jalapeno pepper, cilantro, taco seasoning, hot pepper sauce, and 1/2 of the lemon juice in a bowl until well blended.
  2. In another bowl, mash the avocado with the remaining lemon juice; set aside.
  3. Spread the shredded lettuce over a 12-inch serving platter.
  4. Layer the black beans evenly on top, followed by the Mexican-style corn.
  5. Spread the prepared sour cream mixture over the corn.
  6. Gently spread the avocado mixture on top of the sour cream.
  7. Pour the salsa evenly over the avocado mixture.
  8. Sprinkle the Mexican cheese blend, olives, green onions, and tomato on top.
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  • Cook's Note
  • This recipe is so diverse. You could also add Mexican rice if you wanted, or use spinach for lettuce instead of shredded. Sometimes I make this as a salad by doubling the lettuce and halving all the other ingredients, and dollop them on top of the lettuce instead of spreading! This will stay for about 2 days in the fridge.

Reviews More Reviews

Jan 30, 2012

Great recipe! I like to process canned black beans in my food processor until they are the semi-chunky consistency of refried beans. It gives everyone the expected texture of the refried beans found in the full-fat version of Seven Layer Dip.

Dec 17, 2012

Really very good. I loved the comparative lightness of this recipe. Made as described except for omitting the corn and using only half of the pepper. Thank you.

Nov 22, 2012

great recipe really customizable!

Jul 04, 2015

Excellent! Brought it to 4 th of July bbq...didn't tell anyone it was "skinny". Everyone loved it! Thank you so much! The only change I made is I made my own salsa.

Aug 18, 2012

This was delish! There are a lot of ingredients, but it's worth it. I did forget to add the corn, but I followed the recipe exactly otherwise. I will definitely make this again!

Jul 21, 2012

Excellent recipe. Whipped up real quick for Cinco de Mayo party. It makes a lot! (40 servings), so I recommend either halving the recipe, or plan on having leftovers for the next week.

Feb 02, 2015

Great. Just thought the avocado layer and sour cream (or greek yogurt) layer needed a touch of salt mixed in

Feb 01, 2015

Used spicy guacamole instead of avocados.still mixed the lemon and did use cilantro..I would highly recommend using his!


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  • Calories
  • 63 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7.9 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Fat
  • 2.9 g
  • 4%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 2.6 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 239 mg
  • 10%

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

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