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 254447
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2016

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

meaganteal 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 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 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 79757
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2009

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

LabRat 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 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 79754
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2007

"looks like you could divide this recipe in half"

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