Macho Nacho Dip

  • prep time15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • serves 15
Greta and Janet Podleski
Greta and Janet Podleski Eat, Shrink and Be Merry

Colossal, multi-layered Tex-Mex nacho dip.

Makes 15 servings, about 2/3 cup each.

Per serving: 194 calories, 10 g total fat (3.7 g saturated fat), 8 g protein, 19 g carbohydrate, 5.3 g fiber, 23 mg cholesterol, 514 mg sodium.

196 Ratings
Directions for: Macho Nacho Dip


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 Tbsp 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 Tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice

1 tsp minced garlic

⅓ cup minced red onions

1 Tbsp minced fresh cilantro

1 ½ tsp reduced-sodium taco seasoning

¼ tsp salt

⅛ tsp freshly ground black pepper

Third Layer: Dreamy and Creamy

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

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

Fourth Layer: Everybody Salsa!

2 cup medium salsa

1 tsp minced fresh cilantro

Fifth Layer: Cheesy Decoration

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

1 ½ cup chopped iceberg lettuce

⅓ cup minced red bell pepper

¼ cup chopped green onions

2 Tbsp 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 purée 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 purée 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 Decoration

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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