Whenever there's a gathering, friends tell me, "Be sure to bring your bean dip!" With several delightful layers, this is more than a snacksome guests practically make a meal out of it. You'll need big chips to pick up all the scrumptious ingredients. Claire Rademacher, Whittier, California
“My husband’s great-grandmother and I spent time together creating this recipe after trying a similar version from his aunt. So it not only tastes delicious, it also has a lot of sentimental value.”—Amber Massey, Coppell, Texas
By substituting reduced-fat for regular cheese and using a cup less of it. They also substituted reduce-fat sour cream and cream cheese plus fat-free refried beans. To make up for less fat(which adds moisture), they stirred in a can of diced tomatoes and green chilies.Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
I love guacamole! But I add beans to boost the amount of fiber in this version. It has a similar consistency to hummus and is perfect for dipping chips, pita or veggies. —Raquel Haggard, Edmond, Oklahoma
My family and I enjoy eating this with tortilla chips, crackers and just about anything else we can find to dip into itincluding our fingers!
We truly do live out in the country. Our area's so remote that we don't even have a telephone! My husband and I have four children, and I try lots of the recipes I find in Country Woman.
Here in the Southwest, we enjoy Mexican food. And this delicious dip always get rave reviews...no matter how often I make it. Everyone loves the great combination of chicken, bean dip and assorted toppings.
Bursting with heartiness is this easy-to-fix dip, ideal for all sorts of occasions. "I like to make it during fall when friends come over to watch football games," reports Kelly Hardgrave, who hails from Hartman, Arkansas.
Here's an easy dip perfect for your nutrition-conscious guests. The pineapple in the salsa makes for a nice, smooth flavor profile. Beverly Smith from Ferndale, Washington serves this with low fat chips or fresh veggies.