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Seven Layer Bean Dip

Seven Layer Bean Dip

Old El Paso Favorite Recipe! Dig into a delicious homemade dip. You make it by layering your favorite Mexican ingredients.


  • 1 (16 ounce) can Old El Paso refried beans
  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package Old El Paso taco seasoning mix
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (4.5 ounce) can Old El Paso chopped green chiles
  • 1 cup Old El Paso salsa (any variety)
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar or Mexican cheese blend (8 ounces)
  • 1 (2.25 ounce) can sliced ripe olives, drained (1/2 cup)
  • 1 medium tomato, diced (3/4 cup)
  • Tortilla chips, if desired


  1. In medium bowl, stir together refried beans and taco seasoning mix.
  2. Spread mixture on large platter.
  3. In another medium bowl, stir together cream cheese and chiles.
  4. Carefully spread over bean mixture.
  5. Top with salsa, lettuce, cheese, olives and tomato.
  6. Refrigerate until serving time.
  7. Serve with tortilla chips.

Yield: 16 servings (1/2 cup each)

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.

Want dippers beyond chips? Try 1/4-inch-thick jicama slices, bell pepper pieces or zucchini slices.

Nutrition Information: 1 Serving: Calories 150 (Calories from Fat 90); Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 30mg; Sodium 750mg; Total Carbohydrate 9g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 2g); Protein 6g

Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 4%; Calcium 10%; Iron 8%

Exchanges: 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1/2

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

Recipe and photo credit: Betty Crocker 2007/TM General Mills


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