Tex-Mex Seven-Layer Dip Tex-Mex Seven-Layer Dip

Photography: Maya Visnyei | Food styling: Claire Stubbs | Prop styling: Geary House

This ultimate party dip comes with seven layers of different flavours and textures to create an irresistible dip that will satisfy all tastebuds.

  • Prep time 25 minutes
  • Total time 25 minutes
  • Portion size 24 servings


Pico de Gallo:
Other Layers:


Guacamole: In bowl, mash avocado with fork until coarse paste with some larger chunks remaining; stir in cilantro, garlic, lime juice and salt. 

Pico de Gallo: In bowl, stir together tomatoes, onion, cilantro, garlic, lime juice and salt. 

In small saucepan, heat refried beans over medium heat, stirring often, until warmed through, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in hot pepper sauce. Let cool.

In 8- or 9-inch serving dish, layer bean mixture, cheddar, Guacamole, sour cream, lettuce, Pico de Gallo and jalapeño pepper. Serve immediately with tortilla chips. 

Test Kitchen Tip: Strain the Pico de Gallo before layering to stop juices from pooling as the dip is eaten.


Nutritional facts PER SERVING: about

  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 235 mg
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 85
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Potassium 211 mg
  • Cholesterol 9 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 6 g


  • Iron 4
  • Folate 8
  • Calcium 6
  • Vitamin A 5
  • Vitamin C 11
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Tex-Mex Seven-Layer Dip