Fiesta Dip Recipe
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Fiesta Dip Recipe

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Rhonda Cowden from Quincy, Illinois sprinkles a warm creamy bean mixture with colorful toppings to create an effortless appetizer. "This delicious dip is a favorite at get-togethers," she says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:40 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 40 servings


  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies or jalapenos
  • 1 envelope fiesta ranch dip mix
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • Sliced ripe olives, chopped, tomatoes, sliced green onions and shredded lettuce, optional
  • Tortilla chips

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon: 59 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 148mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. In a shallow 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine the sour cream, beans, chilies and dip mix. Stir in 1 cup cheese. Cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes; stir.
  2. Cover and microwave 1-1/2 minutes longer or until heated through; stir until blended. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Top with the olives, tomatoes, onions and lettuce if desired. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: about 5 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Fiesta Dip in Quick Cooking July/August 2002, p47

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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jcarley User ID: 8696865 254447
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2016

"I had made this dip several times. It is always well-liked by everyone who tastes it!"

meaganteal User ID: 814898 57715
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2014

"good dip!! I found the fiesta ranch at Walmart. I will only make half the recipe next time. This makes a ton!!"

revzzz User ID: 6422433 53266
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2011

"at labrat, its easy to find a fiesta dip, i use a hidden valley fiesta dip, you can find it at walmart.."

revzzz User ID: 6422433 129638
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2011

"i made this last night Christmas eve.. its a hit of my family,we love it.. i will make this again, and i will try to mix green chilis with hot jalapeno, and you can add hot jalapeno in a jar for toppings, if you love spicy dip.. this is very very gooooood. thanks for this recipe"

waldrosl User ID: 1438718 79757
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2009

"loved it! fast and easy, was asked numerous times for recipe!"

LabRat User ID: 280900 79755
Reviewed Dec. 18, 2009

"I have been making this recipe since I found it in the magazine, years ago! I am asked to make it for every family function. I am having difficulty finding the fiesta ranch dip mix in some stores, so when I do find it, I stock up!"

miawinner User ID: 685168 53265
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2009

"I just brought this to a party yesterday and everyone wanted the recipe. It was quite a hit and so easy to make!"

patdtaylor User ID: 449080 79754
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2007

"looks like you could divide this recipe in half"

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