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7 Layer Bean Dip

7 Layer Bean Dip
7 Layer Bean Dip
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 1 (16-ounce) can refried beans
  • 1 (1-ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chilies
  • 1 c. Thick 'n Chunky salsa (any variety)
  • 2 c. shredded lettuce
  • 2 c. shredded Cheddar or Mexican cheese blend (8-ounce)
  • 1 medium tomato, finely diced (3/4 c.)
  • Tortilla chips or whole wheat crackers, if desired


  • In medium bowl, mix refried beans and taco seasoning mix. Spread mixture on large platter.
  • In another medium bowl, mix cream cheese and chilies. Carefully spread over bean mixture.
  • Top with salsa, lettuce, cheese and tomato. Refrigerate until serving time. Serve with tortilla chips or whole wheat crackers.

Makes 16 servings. Per serving: 130 calories, 7 grams (g) fat, 7 g protein, 10 g carbohydrate and 550 milligrams sodium

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