1cupsour cream (make your own sour cream) OR mayonnaise
1/2poundtaco meat OR sauteed mushrooms
1cupshredded cheese, such as cheddar
1cupchopped tomatoes or substitute 1/2 cup salsa
4tbspgreen onions, thinly sliced or substitute 1/2 cup diced red or white onion
1/4cupminced sweet (bell) pepper any color OR spicy pepper, to taste
1/4cupsliced black olives
If using meat or mushrooms, mix 1/2 the packet of taco seasoning with the refried beans. If not, mix the entire packet with refried beans. Let sit while preparing other layers.
If using meat or mushrooms, saute until browned and then add the remaining taco seasoning and water (if needed). Cook until ready to be used and set aside.
To assemble, spread refried bean mix on the plate or other serving container.
Spread or sprinkle other layers over the top in the order given -- use however many layers you want.
Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve -- may be refrigerated up to 4 hours (after that, some of the veggies may wilt, but it's still fine to eat).
Serve with tortilla chips or crackers.
Times and servings are all approximate as they depend on the layers used.DAIRY FREE Omit the sour cream and cheese layers.GLUTEN FREE naturally. None of the suggested layers have gluten. Use veggies or other gluten-free items to dip.NO REFRIGERATION make your own sour cream from non-refrigerated ingredients. Omit cheese layer. Other ingredients do not need to be refrigerated.
Mexican Layered Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 220Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Vitamin A 660IU13%
Vitamin C 10mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.