Introduction: 7-Layer Taco Dip

Years ago, one of my girlfriends was married to a chef who used to make this dip for all their parties.  They used to throw a lot of parties, too, so it was great!  Sadly, the marriage did not survive, but we still like to joke about how lucky she was to get custody of the 7-layer dip recipe!  It's so good!


1 can refried beans

1/2 packet of taco mix

2 ripe avocados, cubed

1/2 lime, juiced

1 small container of sour cream

1 jalapeno pepper, diced

1 onion, chopped

1 small can chopped green chilies

5 roma tomatoes, chopped

1 bar jalapeno jack cheese, grated

1 small can chopped black olives

Step 1: Mix Refried Beans and Taco Seasoning, Then Spread in the Bottom of a Pie Plate.

Step 2: Mash Avocado With Lime Juice, Then Spread on Top of Beans.

Step 3: Spread Sour Cream Over Avocado.

Step 4: Mix Chopped Jalapeno, Onion, Tomatoes and Green Chilies, Then Spread on Top of Sour Cream.

Step 5: Spread Shredded Cheese Over Tomato Mixture.

Step 6: Carefully Arrange Chopped Black Olives to Look Like a Jack-o-lantern Face.

That's all there is to it...just chill and serve with your favorite tortilla chips.  You can make it a day ahead, but wait to put the olives on, so the cheese doesn't get soggy. 


emm15 (author)2012-10-25

This is great! I am making it for our Halloween Party we are hosting this year! p.s. I count 7 layers if you count the olives as a layer!

jbrecken (author)2012-10-09

I only count 6 layers.

Brass Paperclip (author)jbrecken2012-10-10

Yes, it's a test to make sure everyone is paying attention. You pass! Just's a big 'ol recipe title FAIL. I missed it. Was never good at math anyway. ;)

canida (author)2012-10-08

Adorable! Looks tasty, too.

Brass Paperclip (author)canida2012-10-09

Thanks! It's pretty yummy...let me know if you make it. :)

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2012-10-08

Delicious! And adding a face is a really cute idea :)


Thanks! Glad you like it...was a hit at our party. :)

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