Authentic 7-Layer Mexican Dip

Indulge in the ultimate party appetizer with our exquisite 7-Layer Mexican Dip recipe. This dip, a tantalizing blend of traditional flavors, is the perfect addition to your menu, whether you’re hosting a festive gathering or simply enjoying a family night in. Each layer offers a distinct and delightful taste experience, from the rich, savory refried beans to the creamy guacamole and zesty sour cream. Topped with a bold salsa, melted cheese, tangy black olives, and crisp green onions, this dip is not only a feast for the taste buds but also a visual delight. Easy to prepare and irresistibly delicious, our 7-Layer Mexican Dip is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser and an excellent choice for those seeking to enhance their culinary skills. Pair it with crispy tortilla chips and watch as it becomes the centerpiece of your table, perfect for any occasion!


  1. Refried Beans Layer:
    • 1 can refried beans (or homemade equivalent)
    • Optional: cumin, chili powder to taste
  2. Guacamole Layer:
    • 2 ripe avocados, mashed
    • Juice of 1 lime
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • Optional: minced garlic, chopped cilantro
  3. Sour Cream Layer:
    • 1 cup sour cream
    • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  4. Salsa Layer:
    • 1 cup salsa (your choice of mild or spicy)
  5. Cheese Layer:
    • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese or cheddar cheese
  6. Olives Layer:
    • ½ cup sliced black olives
  7. Green Onion Layer:
    • ½ cup chopped green onions


  1. Prepare the Refried Beans:
    • If using canned beans, warm them up in a pan and season with cumin and chili powder if desired. Spread the refried beans in an even layer in the bottom of a serving dish.
  2. Make the Guacamole:
    • Mash the avocados and mix with lime juice, salt, pepper, and any optional ingredients. Spread this layer over the beans.
  3. Mix Sour Cream with Taco Seasoning:
    • Blend the sour cream with taco seasoning and carefully spread over the guacamole layer.
  4. Add Salsa:
    • Spoon salsa over the sour cream layer, spreading it evenly.
  5. Add Cheese:
    • Sprinkle a generous layer of shredded cheese over the salsa.
  6. Add Olives and Green Onions:
    • Scatter the sliced olives and chopped green onions over the top.
  7. Chill and Serve:
    • Refrigerate the dip for at least an hour before serving. This allows the flavors to meld together. Serve with tortilla chips.

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