Appetizer/ Recipe

Mexican Layered Dip

January 20, 2020 (Last Updated: February 18, 2020)

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Mexican Layered Dip is a delicious dip filled with refried beans, guacamole, salsa and all your favorite toppings. This layered dip is perfect party and game day food.

A colorful dip topped with fresh tomatoes, green onions and olives.

This Mexican layered dip is so perfect for any get together and it makes enough to feed a small crowd. 

A plate filled with dip and chips with a large casserole dish filled with the dip in the background.

This is a perfect appetizer for a party because you make it ahead of time and then refrigerate. When it’s party time, you simply pull out and serve. Of course, you can also serve it right away. The layers will be a bit soft, but just as delcious. 

I used my Crock Pot Refried Beans, homemade salsa and guacamole in this dip.  But to save time you can always purchase any of them at the grocery store. 

 A tortilla chip filled with a Mexican dip.

You’ll want to serve this dip with these Baked Tortilla Chips.or quick Pita Chips

Chips scattered on a board in front of a yellow casserole dish filled with a layered dip.

Ingredients for Mexican Layered Dip

  • Refried Beans
  • Sour Cream
  • Salsa
  • Guacamole
  • Cheese
  • Tomatoes
  • Green Onions
  • Olives
  • Jalapenos

Assembling Dip

  1. Place refried beans in bottom of casserole dish
  2. Add sour cream and spread over beans
  3. Add salsa
  4. Spread guacamole over salsa
  5. Top with shredded cheese
  6. Layer on tomatoes, green onions, olives and fresh sliced jalapenos
Refried beans spread into the bottom of a casserole dish.1
Salsa spread over sour cream.3
Shredded cheddar cheese added to a casserole dish.5
Sour cream added on top of refried beans.2
A layer of guacamole over salsa.4
Mexican dip topped with fresh tomatoes and cheese in a yellow casserole dish.6

Tips on making Mexican Layered Dip

  • To save time, you can use store bought beans, salsa and guacamole. 
  • It’s okay if the layers blend together when you are spreading them. 
  • Prepared dip can be refrigerated for up to three days.
  • Use a one quart size casserole dish
  • Recipe can be doubled for a large crowd

Chopped tomatoes, green onions, olives and jalapenos on top of a dip.

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Don’t forget to PIN for later! 7 layer dip on a plate with fresh limes and tortilla chips.

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This recipe was originally posted in January 2016. The pictures and recipe have been updated. 

5 from 6 votes
Mexican dip topped with fresh tomatoes and cheese in a yellow casserole dish.
Mexican Layered Dip
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

Layered Mexican dip

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: 7 layer dip, layered dip, Mexican layered dip
Servings: 14 people
Calories: 108 kcal
Author: Kathy
Ingredients
  • 2 cups refried beans or 1 can refried beans
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup guacamole
  • 4 ounces shredded cheddar cheese approximately 1 cup
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup sliced olives
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 whole jalapeno sliced - optional
Instructions
  1. In a large serving dish layer ingredients in the following order: beans, sour cream, salsa guacamole, and cheddar cheese.

  2. Top with tomatoes, olives, green onions and jalapenos.

  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour or overnight.

  4. Serve with chips.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Tips on making Mexican Layered Dip

  • To save time, you can use store bought beans, salsa and guacamole.Ā 
  • It's okay if the layers blend together when you are spreading them.Ā 
  • Prepared dip can be refrigerated for up to three days.
  • Use a one quart size casserole dish
  • Recipe can be doubled for a large crowd
Nutrition Facts
Mexican Layered Dip
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup)
Calories 108 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 442mg19%
Potassium 189mg5%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 300IU6%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 76mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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32 Comments

  • Reply
    Dawn - Girl Heart Food
    January 23, 2020 at 5:21 am

    5 stars
    I LOVE a good dip, and this layered one looks right up my alley! Just perfect for weekend eats with plenty of chips ! Trying soon šŸ™‚ Pinned!

  • Reply
    David @ Spiced
    January 21, 2020 at 4:18 am

    5 stars
    Laura makes a very similar dip for the holidays (and then again for the Super Bowl usually) each year. It’s super easy and delicious…but I don’t think hers uses guacamole as a layer. I’m totally going to have her add that in next time! This looks delicious, Kathy!

  • Reply
    Valentina
    January 20, 2020 at 7:59 pm

    5 stars
    Delicious, Kathy. I actually love making this type of dish and just setting in the middle of the table for dinner. It’s a family favorite. šŸ™‚ ~Valentina

    • Reply
      Kathy
      January 21, 2020 at 4:20 am

      Such a great idea! This would be a hit for dinner!

  • Reply
    Adina
    February 4, 2016 at 11:14 am

    It looks really good and it is something I have never made before. I like every ingredient, the combo must be great!

    • Reply
      Kathy
      February 5, 2016 at 4:58 am

      The combo is really good…especially on a chip!

  • Reply
    Nicole @ Young, Broke and Hungry
    February 3, 2016 at 10:39 am

    I would have no shame in polishing this dip off all on my own!

    • Reply
      Kathy
      February 3, 2016 at 6:42 pm

      Perfect….you can join the club! There are many of us wanting our own!

  • Reply
    geraldine | Green Valley Kitchen
    February 2, 2016 at 10:44 am

    5 stars
    Love this, Kathy – I could eat a dip like this just for dinner alone! It’s such a pretty recipe, too!

    • Reply
      Kathy
      February 2, 2016 at 6:46 pm

      I love all the bright colors!

  • Reply
    Anu - My Ginger Garlic Kitchen
    February 2, 2016 at 9:13 am

    Oh Kathy! This layered dip looks so colorful and full of yumminess. Sounds like an awesome treat, which I shouldn’t miss. Will give it a go soon!

    • Reply
      Kathy
      February 2, 2016 at 6:45 pm

      You’re going to love it!

  • Reply
    Melanie @ Melanie Cooks
    February 2, 2016 at 6:51 am

    5 stars
    There is something about layered food that always makes it so appealing! Looks delicious! This dip is perfect for the Super Bowl!

    • Reply
      Kathy
      February 2, 2016 at 6:46 pm

      It will be on our menu for the Super Bowl!

  • Reply
    Mary Ann | The Beach House Kitchen
    February 1, 2016 at 6:26 pm

    Perfect Super Bowl appetizer Kathy! I think I could actually eat this for breakfast, lunch and dinner!

    • Reply
      Kathy
      February 2, 2016 at 4:33 am

      You are going to need a lot of dip for that many meals!

  • Reply
    Rachelle @ Beer Girl Cooks
    February 1, 2016 at 4:28 pm

    I would totally make a double batch of this dip and faceplant into it!

    • Reply
      Kathy
      February 2, 2016 at 4:33 am

      That would certainly prove to be messy….but definitely a quick way to eat it up!

  • Reply
    Meghan | Fox and Briar
    February 1, 2016 at 4:05 pm

    5 stars
    This dip looks perfect for a football party or any day! You should totally make your own, I bet it disappears before you know it!

    • Reply
      Kathy
      February 2, 2016 at 4:35 am

      I think I will need my own. I want to get my fair share!

  • Reply
    Manali @ CookWithManali
    February 1, 2016 at 2:24 pm

    you can’t go wrong with all those delicious ingredients! looks so good!

    • Reply
      Kathy
      February 1, 2016 at 3:50 pm

      Lots of everything I love!

  • Reply
    Cheyanne @ No Spoon Necessary
    February 1, 2016 at 8:04 am

    I love Mexican everything, especially dips and this layered dip looks DELISH, Kathy! I’m totally thinking I need to make two, because I NEED one all for myself… I don’t really like to share. šŸ˜‰ Cheers, friend and happy Monday!

    • Reply
      Kathy
      February 1, 2016 at 3:49 pm

      I think I do need my very own!

  • Reply
    David @ Spiced
    February 1, 2016 at 6:01 am

    This looks like one heck of an awesome Super Bowl dip. I say you make 4: one for the kids, one for Rod, one for you and then one for me. Deal? šŸ™‚ Happy Monday, Kathy!!

    • Reply
      Kathy
      February 1, 2016 at 3:49 pm

      You betcha….I’ll have one waiting for you!

  • Reply
    Laura ~ Raise Your Garden
    February 1, 2016 at 4:01 am

    Beautiful presentation Kathy! Jus love the looks on this and it’s chock full of good for you ingredients. And you can never get to spicy for my husband Mr. Spicy! He’s gonna love this. I need to make your baked corn chips to go with!!!

    • Reply
      Kathy
      February 1, 2016 at 4:42 am

      Thanks, Laura! My husband loves as many jalapenos as he can get!

  • Reply
    Kate @ Framed Cooks
    January 31, 2016 at 1:32 pm

    I think you should DEFINITELY get one of these for your very own – it looks almost too good to share! Beautiful pictures. šŸ™‚

    • Reply
      Kathy
      January 31, 2016 at 2:44 pm

      Yes! I am definitely getting my own now!

  • Reply
    Amanda
    January 30, 2016 at 1:44 pm

    I was just thinking of making some of this the other day for the Super Bowl. šŸ™‚ You definitely have me craving it now, and I like how you add the jalapeno on the top. I love spicy!

    • Reply
      Kathy
      January 30, 2016 at 5:19 pm

      Those jalapenos are for my husband. They are a bit too spicy for me! I just dig around them and save them for him!

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