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Healthier Seven Layer Dip

19 Oct

Ingredients:

  • 3 medium-sized ripe avocados
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 ½ C nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 package taco seasoning mix (or make your own mix using this recipe)
  • 2 cans (9 oz. each) bean dip (or 2 cans refried beans — or make your own!)
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped (optional)
  • 3 medium-sized ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cans (3 1/2 oz. each) pitted ripe sliced olives, drained
  • 1 package (8 oz.) grated 2% sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions:

1. Peel, pit and mash avocados in a bowl with lemon juice, salt and pepper (or put in blender). If you’re in a hurry and don’t have any ripe avocados, you can also substitute 2 containers of mildly seasoned guacamole dip from the refrigerated section at the grocery store.

2. In another bowl, combine yogurt and taco seasoning mix.

3. To assemble:

  • Spread bean dip/refried beans on a LARGE shallow serving platter.
  • Spread avocado mixture over bean dip.
  • Spread yogurt-taco mixture over the avocado mixture.
  • Sprinkle with the chopped green onions, then the tomatoes, and finally the olives.
  • Cover with the grated cheddar cheese.

4. Serve chilled with your choice of corn chips.

Original recipe was found here.

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Posted by on October 19, 2012 in Recipes

 

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