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Southwestern Bean Dip Recipe

Southwestern Bean Dip Recipe

Just by using different types of beans, you can make this dip as spicy as you like it. My family could eat this as a complete meal.—Jeanne Shear, Sabetha, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:72 servings


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) chili beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • Tortilla chips


  • 1. In a skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Transfer to a bowl; add the onion. Mash with a fork until crumbly; set aside. In a blender or food processor, process the tomato sauce and beans until chunky. Add to beef mixture and mix well. Spoon half into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; top with half of the cheese. Repeat layers. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve hot with chips. Yield: about 9 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 53 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 88mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 23, 2013

"This was great to have while watching the game."

Reviewed Oct. 12, 2010

"i make this often in my slowcooker until its heated through, its a hit everytime,its not spicy unless you add some hot sauce or chilles,or serve with jalopemos."

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