8-Layer Mexican Fiesta Dip

Mexican Layer Dip

This eight-layer Mexican fiesta dip is truly a party in your mouth. It’s healthy, big on ingredients and flavor and so easy to make. Scoop it up with baked tortilla chips or layer it onto a whole-grain tortilla or wrap. Enjoy!


1 can refried beans (fat-free or regular)

1 fresh avocado, peeled and cubed

1 (12 oz) fat-free or light sour cream (option: mix 6 oz fat-free + 6 oz light)

1 (12 oz) low-sodium canned salsa or fresh salsa

1 packet low-sodium taco seasoning

1 cup 2% or fat-free shredded cheddar cheese

1 bag of shredded lettuce

1 (6 oz) can of sliced black olives (drain and rinse)

*Optional: 1 lb lean ground beef, ground turkey or chicken breast or veggie crumble


Cook meat or meat substitute and add 1/2 packet of taco seasoning. Taste and add remainder of packet if needed.

In a flat square pan, spread the refried beans on the bottom, then layer the following: meat or meat alternative*, avocado, salsa, sour cream, lettuce, cheese and olives.

Serve and enjoy!

Nutritional information (per serving)

Makes 4 (4 oz) servings

Does not include meat or meat substitute

Calories: 110

Protein: 5 g

Carbohydrate: 10 g

Dietary Fiber: 2 g

Sugar: 4 g

Total Fat: 5 g

Saturated Fat: 1.5 g

Cholesterol: 10 mg

Sodium: 430 mg

Recipe provided by Digestive Disease Health Team dietitians.

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