Hearty Nacho Dip Recipe
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Hearty Nacho Dip Recipe

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This hearty dip is very filling! It's packed with fresh ingredients like avocados, tomatoes, onions and more.—V. Eleanor Dargo, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:20-25 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 20-25 servings


  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder, divided
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin, divided
  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion, divided
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups salsa, divided
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • Chopped green onions and tomatoes
  • Tortilla chips or raw vegetables


  1. In a large bowl, combine the refried beans, chilies, 1 teaspoon chili powder and 1 teaspoon cumin. Spread over a 14-in. platter. In another bowl, mash the avocados; add 1/4 cup onion, lemon juice, sugar, celery salt and cayenne. Spread over the bean layer.
  2. Combine 1 cup salsa, sour cream, mayonnaise, paprika, garlic powder, pepper sauce, oregano and remaining onion, cumin and chili powder. Spread over avocado layer; sprinkle with Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese.
  3. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the remaining salsa. Spread over cheeses. Sprinkle with the green onions and tomatoes. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Serve with chips or vegetables. Yield: 20-25 servings.
Originally published as Hearty Nacho Dip in Country Woman March/April 2002, p33

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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kmansfield06 User ID: 3426812 34439
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2010

"I have to laugh at myself...I spelled concoction wrong..not sure it is in the dictionary  Correct please..thanks, Kathy"

kmansfield06 User ID: 3426812 107531
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2010

"My daughter has a "concotion" similar...but this is really "GREAT"..will use many more times..Thanks again TOH..Kathy"

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