Mexican Layered Appetizer

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is an instant hit at any party and is lower in fat than most Mexican recipes. Of course, you can make it with the full-fat ingredients if you like. Experiment and add other garnishes, such as sausage, pepperoni, black beans or jalapenos.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soften cream cheese and spread in a round glass baking dish.
  2. Mix 6 tbs picante sauce with the refried beans.
  3. Spread over cream cheese.
  4. Spread sour cream over refried beans.
  5. Spoon remainder of picante sauce over sour cream.
  6. Sprinkle onions, celery and cucumbers over dish.
  7. Sprinkle cheddar cheese on top.
  8. Garnish with diced (well-drained) tomatoes.
  9. ***Ifusing sliced olives, sprinkle over tomatoes.
  10. Serve with corn chips or tostatoes.
Most Helpful

I served this to my family and friends and they all scarfed it up! We used tortilla chips and potato chips. Thanks for a tasty dip!!! 8}

Sharon123 April 20, 2003

Great dip!!! I made it for the 4th weekend and it was gone in what seemed like seconds. Thanks for a great recipie.

skinny marie July 07, 2004