Super Bowl Dip
Lucky me! My friend Dale is having another Super Bowl party this year, and he has graciously invited me. Like last year, I will bring Texas Cooking's famous party-size tray of banana pudding. Today's Recipe of the Week is another party essential - 7-layer Dip. After extensive research, I have determined that the best way to serve this wonderful dip is in a 9 by 13 rectangular dish. See for yourself!
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This delicious dip is certain to disappear in a hurry. Instead of using store-bought guacamole, you make your own by mashing the avocados. The perfect party dip, which your guests won't soon forget.
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3 ripe Haas avocados, medium size
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1 taco seasoning mix packet
- 2-1/2 cups bean dip, plain or jalapeño
- 1 cup finely chopped green onions
- 3 ripe tomatoes, seeded and chopped
- 7-ounce can ripe (black) olives, chopped
- 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, grated
- tortilla chips
- Peel, pit and mash avocados in medium bowl. Add the lemon juice, salt and pepper.
- In a separate bowl, combine the sour cream, mayonnaise, and taco seasoning.
- To assemble, spread layers in the following order on a large, shallow
platter or dish:
- Bean dip mixture
- Avocado mixture
- Seasoned sour cream/mayonnaise mixture
- Chopped onions
- Chopped tomatoes
- Chopped olives
- May be made in advance and refrigerated.
If you do make this in advance, set it out about a half hour before serving so that some of the chill is taken off. Readers may also enjoy our recipe for guacamole, and a special article on chips and dips. .
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