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Chorizo Bean Dip

With its zesty Mexican flavors and tempting toppings, this dish is the first to empty on the appetizer table. I serve it with extra-thick tortilla chips for some serious scooping. —Elaine Sweet, Dallas, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    48 servings (1/4 cup each)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground sirloin
  • 1/3 pound uncooked chorizo or bulk spicy pork sausage
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) refried black beans
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1-1/3 cups salsa
  • 2 cans (2-1/4 ounces each) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 2 cups guacamole
  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 3/4 cup jalapeno-stuffed olives, sliced
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  • Crumble beef and chorizo into a large skillet; add onion and taco seasoning. Cook over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  • Spread the beans into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Layer with the meat mixture, cheese, salsa and ripe olives. Cover and bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through.
  • Spread guacamole over the top. Combine the green onions, sour cream and cilantro; spread over guacamole. Sprinkle with stuffed olives. Serve immediately with tortilla chips. Refrigerate leftovers.
Editor's Note
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

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  • toolbarsco
    Apr 6, 2015

    Best layered Mexican style dip ever! Everyone loved it. I lined each Fiesta Flat with a little bit of shredded lettuce and left out the jalapeno-stuffed olives (couldn't find at grocery store)and it was still was delicious. The recipe is a keeper.

  • DViola
    Oct 23, 2013

    Great to have during the football game.

  • lindaespinojacobs
    Mar 16, 2011

    this recipe also reminds me of the 7 layer dip which calls for beans, avocado or guacamole, diced tomatoes, chopped green onions, sliced black olives, shredded cheese and sour cream. layer in any order you like and you can sub or add any addl items. eat with tortilla chips. yum

  • lindaespinojacobs
    Mar 16, 2011

    yes this is the chorizo they are talking about. chorizo beans are also excellent for making botanas too

  • corpuscissy
    Jan 25, 2011

    Want to try this recipe. Live in South Texas. Chorizo here is in a casing and is usually taken out of casing, browned to remove all grease, drained and added to eggs to make chorizo taquitos, Is this the same "chorizo" you speak of ?