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Light 7 Layer Dip

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Light 7 Layer Dip

Everyone loves this fun party dip, even kids! Keep it light by serving it with reduced-fat tortilla chips (homemade or store-bought) or reduced-fat crackers.


  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice, fresh or bottled
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons salsa
  • 8 ounces fat-free sour cream
  • 1-ounce packet, taco seasoning mix
  • 1 15-ounce can fat-free or vegetarian refried beans
  • 1 cup tomatoes, diced, drained
  • 1/2 cup green onions, finely chopped
  • 2 cups reduced-fat Mexican-style cheese blend, (i.e. Jack and Cheddar) shredded
  • 2 1/4-ounce can sliced black olives, (optional)
  • garlic powder, or garlic
  • salt, to taste (optional)
  • black pepper, to taste (optional)


Step 1
Make guacamole: Mash avocado, lime juice, cilantro and salsa together.
Step 2
In small bowl, blend sour cream with taco seasoning.
Step 3
Spread the refried beans in the bottom of a deep-dish pie plate (you can warm the beans up in the microwave briefly to make them more spreadable.)
Step 4
Top the beans with the sour cream mixture, then top that with the guacamole.
Step 5
Spread the tomatoes on top, then sprinkle the green onions over the top, followed by the shredded cheese and black olives if desired.
Step 6
Serve with reduced-fat tortilla chips or reduced-fat crackers.

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