7-Layer Mexican Bean Dip

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This 7-Layer Mexican Bean Dip is to die for! Perfect for a Mexican-themed picnic with friends (think tacos, guac, bean dip and more gauc). This bean dip is a little healthier, making it even more enjoyable! Layered with refriend pinto beans, cheesy-sauce, zesty salsa, creamy guacamole, chopped romaine, fresh tomatoes and green onion. Grab some tortilla chips and dig in!

1st layer: Refriend Beans

2nd layer: Cheesy Sauce

3rd layer: Salsa

4th layer: Gaucamole

5th layer: Romaine Lettuce

6th layer: Chopped Tomatoes

7th layer: Toppings! Green onion, cilantro, green olives, etc.





7-Layer Mexican Bean Dip
Recipe Type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Author: World of Wanderlust
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 4
A yummy Mexican classic! Great to share as an appetizer.
  • 1 cup of refriend beans (canned or homemade)
  • 1 cup of Cheesy-Sauce* or sour cream
  • 1 cup of salsa or crushed tomatoes
  • 2-3 ripe avocados
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 large handful of chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 small chopped vine tomato
  • Toppings (optional):
  • 2 sprigs of green onion
  • A small handful of chopped cilantro, for garnishing
  • Black olives
  • Chopped green bell pepper
  • Tortilla chips for dipping
  1. In the bottom of a glass bowl, smooth out the refried beans evenly. To make your own refried beans, simply blend or puree 1.5 cups of pinto beans with 1/4 tsp garlic powder and salt to taste.
  2. Next, add the Cheesy Sauce or sour cream (or both!) and smooth out evenly. Add the tomato salsa as the next layer.
  3. *For the Cheesy Sauce
  4. cup of cashews
  5. /2 cup of water
  6. tsp of taco seasoning
  7. tsp of nutritional yeast
  8. Blend all of the ingredients in a food processor or high-speed blender for about 3-4 minutes, until creamy.
  9. Mash the avocados and mix with the lime juice. Spread this out evenly as the 4th “layer”.
  10. Spread out the chopped romaine as the next layer and sprinkle the chopped tomatoes, green onion and cilantro on top. Add any other desired toppings like black olives or green bell pepper.


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    April 5, 2016

    Its looks so yummy. Thanks for sharing lovely dish with us.

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    November 28, 2015

    Wow ! so nice and wonderful post about different food it’s also very helpful information all of us so thanks a lot for sharing this with us………

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    October 7, 2015


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    Kerjan | Backpack Babe

    October 7, 2015

    This actually look INCREDIBLE! mmm 🙂

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    September 21, 2015

    Yummy !! 🙂

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    September 20, 2015

    I just started drooling ! Thank you so much for this post !

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    September 19, 2015

    Woohoo yay for vegan food!! Big tick of approval from me here!

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    September 19, 2015

    I would add a layer of mango salsa for a little fiesta surprise!

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