Tex-Mex Dip Aka Seven-Layer Dip

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

Also called 7 Layer Dip. This recipe came from Family Circle Magazine sometime around the late 70's, it also said it appeared in the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram which I use to read faithfully. This has been my sons favorite dip for years.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel, pit and mash avocados in a medium-size bowl with lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  2. Combine sour cream, mayonnaise, and taco seasoning mix in a bowl.
  3. To assemble: Spread bean dip on a large shallow serving platter; top with seasoned avocado mixture; layer with sour cream-taco mixture.
  4. Sprinkle with chopped onions, tomatoes and olives; cover with shredded cheese.
  5. Serve chilled or at room temperature with round tortilla chips.


Most Helpful

My grandma has been making this EXACT dip recipe since I was a little girl in the 1980s I was online looking for her recipe and I finally found the exact one she always used. I knew this was for sure when I saw this recipe came from 1970s magazine! This is the one

nichols3713 December 04, 2014

This is THE BEST Tex Mex Dip recipe in existence. I make this pretty frequently for a meatless dinner.

buxmama September 09, 2013

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