7-Layer Bean Dip


This 7-Layer Bean Dip is one of my favorite appetizers to bring to parties. I love each layer and the part they play. Even when I went through an olive-hating phase, I still liked the olives in this bean dip.

7-layer bean dip-ingredients

It’s really easy to make. It’s just one layer at a time.

7-layer bean dip-side view

First layer is the base, or rather, the beans. It’s a mixture of regular refried beans and a can of bean dip. I just get what I can find, which is usually the Frito brand. There are different kind of heat, I make sure to get the mild kind because it’s something shared and not everyone likes spicy. All you do is mix the 2 and spread it on the bottom.

7-layer bean dip-layer 1

The second layer is to make this simple Guacamole Recipe. Carefully dollop it on top of the beans and spread it around.

7-layer bean dip-layer 2

The third layer is a simple mix also but it adds so much flavor. Mix the sour cream, mayonnaise, and taco seasoning together. When I would make this for a family party, there were certain cousins who would just scrape from this layer up because they loved this layer so much. I would then go and eat the beans, which was my favorite part.

7-layer bean dip-layer 3

The rest of the layers can be added in any order you would like. I like it to go cheese, olives, tomatoes, and green onions. It just looks prettier that way and I like my food to look pretty and colorful. Carefully grate, chop, dice and slice them and sprinkle them on top.

7-layer bean dip-layers 5&6

7-layer bean dip-finished

7-Layer Bean Dip

1 can Refried Beans
1 can Bean Dip

2 Avocados (guacamole)

1 cup Sour Cream
½ cup Mayo
½ pkg. Taco Seasoning Mix

1 cup Grated Cheddar Cheese
Sliced Olives
Small Diced Tomatoes
Sliced Green Onions

Chips for dipping

1-Make sure you have all the ingredients and clean your work area.
2-Get a 9×13 Pyrex Pan.
3-Layer 1: In a medium size bowl, mix 1 can refried beans with 1 can bean dip. Spread it evenly on the bottom of the pyrex pan.
4-Layer 2: Make a recipe Guacamole You’ll want about 1+ cups of guacamole and spread that evenly and carefully over the bean layer.
5-Layer 3: In a medium size bowl, mix the sour cream, mayonnaise, and taco seasoning. Spread it evenly and carefully over the guacamole layer.
6-Layer 4: Spread about 1 cup grated cheddar cheese over the guacamole.
7-Layer 5: Slice some olives and sprinkle them over the cheese. Use as many or as few as you would like. I usually use about ½ can.
8-Layer 6-Carefully dice tomatoes, removing the seeds and sprinkle over the olives.
9-Layer 7-Carefully slice the green part of the green onion and sprinkle on top.
10-Clean up mess.
11-Eat, Share, Enjoy!!!