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#1 avonlea

Posted 20 December 2012 - 10:22 AM

Hi,  I decided I would make a mexican layer dip for a xmas party I'm going to on the weekend.

But I haven't made one before and don't have a recipe.  Probably don't need one but just thought I'd see what others do.

Does anyone make one and how do you do it.

Thank you and Merry Christmas.

#2 mumto3princesses

Posted 20 December 2012 - 10:27 AM

I think there is quite a few different versions of them.

Mine is refried beans mixed with small diced capsicum for the first layer. Then salsa, then sour cream and grated cheese.

#3 noi'mnot

Posted 20 December 2012 - 10:29 AM

It's also known as seven layer dip. I have a friend who is obsessed with it, and makes it every time I see him! original.gif

Layer refried beans (some add chilli, ground cumin, ground coriander, canned corn), grated cheese, sour cream, guacamole, tomato salsa, chopped coriander and spring onion, sliced black olives. Some people have a layer of meat on the bottom (I guess they don't count the olives as a layer then?), some switch the order of the layers around a bit. Serve with corn chips.

#4 jai*

Posted 20 December 2012 - 10:29 AM

I do the same as PP, but I need a layer of avocado too!

#5 MotherClucker

Posted 20 December 2012 - 10:33 AM

My dip layers  (which always gets heaps of praise) Goes:

1 tin refried beans
large container of sour cream mixed with packet of taco seasoning
heaps of grated tasty
about 5 diced tomatoes
about 5 spring onions chopped finely
sliced black olives and/or jalapenos depending if u want more kick original.gif

#6 DM. 2012

Posted 20 December 2012 - 10:38 AM

From the bottom layer:

Refried beans
Sour cream
Grated cheese
Could sprinkle with chopped spring onions for extra colour.

Edited by Dylan's Mummy, 20 December 2012 - 10:39 AM.

#7 rainycat

Posted 20 December 2012 - 10:40 AM

I have just added ingredients to my shopping list.

#8 lucy-lu

Posted 20 December 2012 - 12:07 PM

What are retried beans? Are they available in Australia?

#9 jai*

Posted 20 December 2012 - 12:13 PM

QUOTE (lucy-lu @ 20/12/2012, 01:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What are retried beans? Are they available in Australia?

Refried beans - you get them in a tin with all of the Mexican, taco related food stuffs.

From the Old El Paso (brand) website - Despite the name, 'Refried Beans' are not fried! They are made from hearty Pinto Beans, blended together with mexican spices to create a delicious paste.

Edited by jai*, 20 December 2012 - 12:14 PM.

#10 Froger

Posted 20 December 2012 - 12:13 PM

QUOTE (lucy-lu @ 20/12/2012, 12:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What are retried beans? Are they available in Australia?

They are mashed beans. You can make them yourself (google a recipe) or buy them tinned. Look in the section with the taco shells in the supermarket.

#11 mumto3princesses

Posted 20 December 2012 - 12:15 PM

They are in a can in the mexican section of the supermarket with the tacos and salsa etc. Its basically mushed up beans.

#12 I*Love*Christmas

Posted 20 December 2012 - 12:20 PM

This dip is delicious!! I just decided what I am taking to a Christmas eve party.

#13 lucy-lu

Posted 20 December 2012 - 12:30 PM


#14 MotherClucker

Posted 21 December 2012 - 12:40 PM

refried beans looks like vomit in a tin but tastes sooo good lol

#15 BeYOUtiful

Posted 22 December 2012 - 05:47 AM

Mine is.......

Avocodo on the bottom (with some lemon juice squirted on to stop the browning)
Sour cream and taco seasoning mix - 1/4 of the packet
Chopped tomatoes
Grated cheese
Corn chips around the outside.

#16 Onyx

Posted 22 December 2012 - 05:57 AM

Mine is

Refind beans
Sour cream
Black olives

Serve with corn chips. I got this recipe from an American friend, was so yummy the first time she made it for us! She calls it the 7 layer bean dip (including the corn chips)

#17 ~spirited~

Posted 22 December 2012 - 01:46 PM

Mine is:

Refried beans sprinkled with 1 sachet taco seasoning.
Mashed avocado sprinkled with lemon juice
Finely diced tomato
Finely diced onion
Sour cream
Grated cheese

#18 FeralZombieMum

Posted 22 December 2012 - 08:05 PM

QUOTE (MotherClucker @ 21/12/2012, 01:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
refried beans looks like vomit in a tin but tastes sooo good lol

Looks like cat food to me when it slides out of the can in one whole chunk.

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