Bon Appetit: Six Layer Mexican Dip

This is one of my favorite appetizers ever. It's easy to make, and it's always a big hit at parties and get togethers. Technically, it's supposed to be 7 layers. Olives are not my friend, though, so they get the boot when I'm the chef. If you're an olive fan, feel free to throw those in and make it 7 layers. Now let's get to cookin'...

1 can of Frito Lay Bean Dip (9 oz.)
8 oz. guacamole
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 pkg. taco seasoning
1/8 of a small onion, chopped
1/4 of a tomato, chopped
1 pkg. shredded cheese

First, spread the can of bean dip into a circle, about 9-12 inches in diameter. Then spread the guacamole over the bean dip.

In a small bowl, mix together the sour cream, mayonnaise, and taco seasoning. Spread over the guacamole.

Add the layer of onion. This is my warning. BE CAREFUL with the onion. I've added too much, and it was definitely not pretty. After you have CAREFULLY added the onion, add the tomato layer.

Last, but not least, add the package of cheese and serve with tortilla chips!

A couple of sidenotes:
-If you would like to add olives, just buy a small can of sliced olives, drain them, and add right before or after the tomato layer.
-The cheese: the recipe calls for a full package, but I use closer to 3/4, and it seems to be plenty. Also - any shredded cheese will do. I used a Mexican blend this time, but I've used cheddar and cheddar jack in the past.
-If you will not be serving this immediately, hold off on the last two layers and add them on right before serving.  The tomatoes can sometimes make it a little soggy.



Natalie Cottrell said...

This dish is definitely one of my go-tos for parties and potlucks. It always seems to yield a large portion, but I never come home with leftovers. (Which is a testimony to how yummy it is--not my mad preparation skills.) ;)

Always Maylee said...

I love 5 layer dips, they are easy to make and always delicious, which is perfect for parties. I like that you use diced tomato, I usually do a jar of salsa, but I think I'll have to try your recipe out. It looks so yummy!

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

Megs said...

Mmmm... that looks so good! Who needs a party when you've already got it in the bowl? Yum! I'll be trying this for a memorial day bbq! Thanks for the recipe, Morgan! xo, Megs

Amanda Raborn said...

YUMMMMM! That looks amazing... I too, am not an olive fan. WAY too salty. I will definitely be whipping this little recipe up next time I'm in need of a snack! Thanks for sharing, Morgan! Hope you have a great rest of the week!

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Hogger and Co. said...

Dang girl! That looks gooo--ood.

Kristin said...

oohhh myyy this looks SO yummy! I'm going to have to make this asap, I'm going to be thinking about it all day now ha. Thanks for sharing this recipe! Have a great day girl xo

Morgan said...

Yummm! This is one I have forgotten about but love! Thanks for the reminder!

molliee said...

love layer dip!!! this one looks good;)

Leeann @ Join the Gossip said...

I have a weakness for 7 layer dip. I will literally buy it pre-made at the store and eat it just because. I'll have to try this recipe!

Erin @ Currently Coveting said...

Oh boy this makes me seriously hungry! Need. Mexican. Now.


Laura said...

This looks so delicious Morgan! :)

smk053078 said...

Yep...I knew we were friends for a reason!! I love 7 layers dips...uhm, I mean 6 layer dips...I am NOT a fan of olives either! ;) YUCK!

TaraMixandMatch said...

I love any type of Mexican are making my want to go out for tacos!

Alexa said...

So yummy. Mexican dip is one of my weaknesses.

In The Night Sky said...

Oooh, this looks good and easy - definitely going to give this a go!

ashlyn williams said...

this loooks amaaazing! please make me some & bring it to me! haha


Samantha George-Realtor said...

Doing this! I'm going to a mexican themed cookout on friday & I think I just found my dish! + margaritas of course!

Julye said...

looks so delicious !!

Annie said...

I want some for breakfast :)

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