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California Taco Dip

Rated as 4.77 out of 5 Stars

"There are many taco bean dips, but this one has a secret ingredient that makes is extra yummy...mayonnaise. It gives it a very creamy taste. Try it... bet you will like it!"
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2 h 20 m servings 325
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. In a bowl, mash the avocados and mix in the lemon juice. In a separate bowl, mix the sour cream, mayonnaise, and taco seasoning.
  2. Spread the refried beans over the bottom of a large serving platter or bowl. Top with avocado mixture. Spread sour cream mixture over the avocado, and sprinkle with cheese. Layer cheese with green onions (just the green part), then tomatoes, and top with the olives. Cover, and chill in the refrigerator 2 to 4 hours before serving.


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  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 325 calories; 25.1 20 8.3 28 587 Full nutrition

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I have been making this recipe for over 20 years but call it by another name. I use Frito's bean dip for the bottom layer, I omit the mayo, and add garlic salt to the avacado's, but otherwise it...

Great recipe! Everyone at our party loved it and it was easy to make! I real crowd pleaser!

I have been making my own version of this dip for years! I have a great guacamole recipe, so I serve that separately and omit the avocado layer from this dip. Instead, I scramble a pound of gr...

I gave this 4 stars because it is good. I have had it many times BUT this is called Seven Layer Dip normally.

This is an excellent dip. I have made this by adding green chilis, cumin and chili powder to the bean layer. It's pretty forgiving to tweak as you like.

This dip was awesome! I made it last night for my boyfriend and we both loved it! I used a half cup of creamcheese and a half cup of sour cream instead because I didn't have a whole cup. I al...

AWESOME! This is definately one of the better taco dips I've had. Made this exactly as written, and there is no need to change a thing. I will be making this again for sure! Thanks for sharing. ...

I used to make this all the time for family gatherings and everyone loved it. Instead of using shredded cheese, I used warmed cheese dip so it could be spread easily. That would be the second ...

I've been making this for almost 40 years. It was a recipe given to me by a coworker at Hopkins in the 70s. Excellent. Everyone loves it whenever I bring it to a function. If there are leftovers...