Alec's Gone in 60 Seconds Layered Bean Dip
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 16
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • 1 16 oz. can of re-fried beans, black beans are best
  • 1 8 oz. package of cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning mix
  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup chopped black olives
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, snipped
  • 1 tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup of thinly sliced green onions with tops
DIRECTIONS
  1. Spread refried beans over bottom of oval or round baking dish.
  2. In separate bowl, combine cream cheese, sour cream and taco seasoning, pressed garlic and mix well. Spread over beans. Sprinkle shredded cheese evenly over top.
  3. Bake 15-18 minutes or until hot. (Or microwave on high 5-6 minutes)
  4. Let cool slightly then sprinkle tomato, onions, olives and cilantro over top of dip.
  5. Garnish with additional sour cream, if desired.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
My son Alec would eat an entire layered dip by himself and still requests as one of his favorite recipes. It's a winner for tailgates and football parties.