TexMex Layered Dip

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A party-pleaser that won't add inches to your waistline.

Searching for a party-pleaser dip that won’t add inches to your waistline? Look no further than this healthy TexMex layered dip recipe! Bursting with south-of-the-border flavors and colorful textures, this dip is a surefire hit that your body will appreciate. The combination of fresh veggies, yummy beans, and bold salsa makes for a whopping dose of dietary fiber in this delicious dip!

As a bonus, we’ve slashed a ton of calories by swapping full-fat sour cream with a healthier alternative like Greek yogurt, so that irresistibly creamy texture you love isn’t compromised. Drizzle some enchilada sauce and serve with baked tortilla or pita chips. Enjoy!

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TexMex Layered Dip

With healthy ingredients and bursting with flavors, this dip is a winner at any party.
Yield 8 people
Serving Size 0.5 cup
Course Appetizer, Condiment, Side Dish
Cuisine Tex-Mex
Author SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

  • 15 ounces vegetarian refried beans can (clean eating)
  • 15 ounces black beans can, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups Greek yogurt sour cream, non-fat or low-fat, plain
  • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese reduced fat, shredded or monterey jack cheese or shredded cheese of choice
  • 1 green bell pepper stemmed, seeded, and diced
  • 1 to 2 jalapenos fresh, stemmed, seeded, and diced or 2 tablespoons sliced pickled jalapenos (jalapenos optional, use more for spicier)
  • 1 cup tomatoes chopped
  • 1 avocado ripe, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice freshly squeezed (from 1 lime)
  • 1 cup romaine lettuce shredded (shred by stacking leaves and slicing thinly across)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro or parsley leaves, chopped
  • 1 cup clean eating salsa or enchilada sauce of choice to top (optional)
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher or sea salt

Instructions

  • Have a clear square or round dish ready for assembling.
  • In a small bowl, toss avocados in lime juice immediately after dicing to give them some zing and keep them from browning.
  • Beans can be added hot or cold.
  • If heating, heat refried beans in a small pot and black beans in a separate pot over medium heat until hot, stirring occasionally.
  • Add refried beans to the bottom of the dish and spread with a spatula for an even layer.
  • Add sour cream or Greek yogurt and spread with a spatula. Sprinkle with salt.
  • Add black beans and spread with a spatula.
  • Sprinkle with an even, thin layer of shredded cheese.
  • If using jalapenos, mix with bell pepper.
  • Sprinkle peppers over cheese in an even layer.
  • Top with diced tomatoes.
  • Mix shredded lettuce with cilantro or parsley and distribute evenly on top of the tomatoes.
  • Add avocado pieces.
  • Drizzle with salsa or enchilada sauce or hot sauce of choice, if using.
  • Serve with baked tortilla chips, baked whole wheat chips (from a whole wheat wrap), or baked whole wheat pita chips.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 436mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 3g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 7
Keywords Holiday, Vegetarian

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