Taco Dip Recipe
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Taco Dip Recipe

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“This dip recipe is one of my favorites," says Aleta Amick of Madison, Wisconsin. "It’s so easy to make and always goes over well at the parties and large get-togethers I bring it to.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:26 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 26 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1 can (4-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained, optional
  • Tortilla chips

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without olives and tortilla chips) equals 90 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 117 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream and chili powder until smooth; stir in salsa. Spread cream cheese mixture over a large serving platter. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  2. Layer cream cheese mixture with lettuce, cheddar cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, tomato and olives if desired. Serve with chips. Yield: about 6-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Taco Dip in Simple & Delicious July/August 2008, p12

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without olives and tortilla chips) equals 90 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 117 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

Reviews for Taco Dip

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Reviewed Jun. 21, 2014

"what I would consider missing ingrediences, would be scallions (green onions), refried beans and inplace of the chedder and monerey jack cheeses, would be pre-packaged pre-seasoned "taco" cheese"

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Reviewed Dec. 24, 2010

"This recipe is easy and delicious. It is a nice change from the layered dips that call for refried beans. I have made this several times."

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Reviewed Apr. 2, 2010

"I love this recipe! I added refried beans as a bottom layer and my fiance can't get enough of it!"

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Reviewed Mar. 27, 2010

"Delicious even without the lettuce and olives!"

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Reviewed Jul. 3, 2009

"This dip is so simple and my family eats it up in no time! I take it everywhere I go! Thanks"

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