touchdown taco dip

This is a Pampered Chef recipe.  I used to work for Pampered Chef, but no longer.  I like a lot of their recipes for the 'short-cut' aspect, and they have great appetizer recipes.  This is a twist on the traditional taco dip.  Enjoy!


1 can (398 ml) refried beans
1 pkg (250 g) cream cheese, softened
1 cup (250 ml) sour cream
1 pkg (35 g) taco seasoning mix
2 cloves garlic, pressed
2 0z (60 g) cheddar cheese, grated (1/2 cup /125 ml)
1 small tomato, cored and diced
1/4 cup (50 ml) green onions, thinly sliced
1/4 cup (50 ml) pitted ripe olives, sliced
2 tbsp (30 ml) fresh cilantro, minced
Tortilla chips

1. Preheat oven to 375 F / 190 C. Spread refried beans over bottom of medium sized casserole dish (Deep Dish Baker) using spatula (Classic Scraper). Combine cream cheese, sour cream and taco seasoning in mixing bowl (Classic Batter Bowl). Press garlic with (Garlic Press); add to mixing bowl. Mix well.

2. Spread cream cheese mixture over beans. Grate cheese over top using grater (Deluxe Cheese Grater). Bake 15 18 minutes or until heated through.

3. To prepare toppings, dice tomato and thinly slice green onions using knife (Utility Knife). Slice olives using (Egg Slicer Plus). Mince ciliantro. Sprinkle tomato, green onions, olives and cilantro over dip. Serve with tortilla chips.

This recipe is from The Pampered Chef Favourites 2002.

Pampered Chef recipes are designed to show-off the items that they sell, so that the recipes feature many of their products. I've put the names of their products in brackets, but of course you don't need to have these things to make their recipes!

Enjoy this great dip! I've made this many times, and it always enjoyed!

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