First Layer (Bottom): Full o' Beans

1 can (19 oz / 540 ml) white kidney beans, drained and rinsed

1 cup light sour cream (5%)

2 tablespoons reduced-sodium taco seasoning

Second Layer: Easy Peasy Guacamole

1 cup frozen green sweet peas, thawed

1 can diced green chiles

3 large avocados

1 ½ tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice

1 teaspoon minced garlic

⅓ cup minced red onions

1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro

1 ½ teaspoons reduced-sodium taco seasoning

¼ teaspoon salt

⅛ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Third Layer: Dreamy and Creamy

1 cup light sour cream (3% to 5%)

1 package (8 oz / 250 g) Philadelphia Brand Light Garden Vegetable Cream Cheese

Fourth Layer: Everybody Salsa!

2 cups medium salsa

1 teaspoon minced fresh cilantro

Fifth Layer: Cheesy Decorations

1 cup packed grated light old (sharp) cheddar cheese (4 oz / 120 g)

1 ½ cups chopped iceberg lettuce

⅓ cup minced red bell pepper

¼ cup chopped green onions

2 tablespoons minced black olives (optional)


First Layer (Bottom): Full o' Beans

1. Place beans, sour cream and taco seasoning in the bowl of a mini food processor and puree until smooth. Spread evenly over bottom of 8 x 11 x 2-inch glass baking dish. Cover and refrigerate with plastic wrap while you make second layer.

Second Layer: Easy Peasy Guacamole

1. Place peas and green chiles (with their liquid) in the bowl of a mini food processor and puree until completely smooth. Set aside.

2. Peel and pit avocados and place pieces in a large bowl. Toss with lime juice and garlic. Mash well using a potato masher. Add pureed peas and all remaining ingredients and mix well. Spread evenly over bean layer. Cover and refrigerate while you make third layer.

Third Layer: Dreamy and Creamy

1. In a medium bowl, stir together sour cream and cream cheese until well blended. Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over guacamole.

Fourth Layer: Everybody Salsa!

1. Mix salsa and cilantro in a small bowl. Spread salsa over cream cheese layer.

Fifth Layer: Cheesy Decorations

1. Sprinkle grated cheddar evenly over salsa. Top with chopped lettuce, followed by red pepper, green onions and black olives (if using). Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours before serving. Serve with multigrain nacho chips.

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