Seven-Layer Dip


My mom's 7-layer dip is a big hit at all small gatherings! Refried beans are layered with guacamole, seasoned sour cream, veggies, and cheese; it's perfect for dipping tortilla chips. The dip traditionally takes less time to disappear into bellies than it does to prepare.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
1 9x13-inch dish


  • 2 avocados - peeled, pitted and diced

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • ¼ cup salsa

  • 1 ½ tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic salt

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream

  • 1 (1 ounce) package taco seasoning mix

  • 1 (16 ounce) can refried beans

  • 4 roma (plum) tomatoes, diced

  • 1 bunch green onions, finely chopped

  • 2 cups shredded Mexican-style cheese blend

  • 1 (2.25 ounce) can black olives - drained and finely chopped


  1. Mash avocados in a medium bowl to desired consistency. Mix in cilantro, salsa, lime juice, garlic salt, and pepper. Set aside.

  2. Blend sour cream and taco seasoning in a small bowl until combined. Set aside.

  3. Spread refried beans in a 9x13-inch dish or on a large serving platter. Top with sour cream mixture; cover with guacamole. Top with tomatoes, green onions, Mexican-style cheese blend, and black olives.

    close up view of Seven Layer Dip in a yellow baking dish with a serving spoon next to the baking dish
    Allrecipes Magazine

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

42 Calories
3g Fat
3g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 64
Calories 42
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 92mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 78mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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